^ = may be enrolled concurrently % = any matching topic, eg BIOL1% includes BIOL1101, BIOL1102 etc
1 Admission into MDPP-Master of Disability Policy and Practice 1a Admission into MDPPA-Master of Disability Policy and Practice [1.5 years] 1b Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary) 1c Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary) 1d Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary) 1e Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary) 1f Admission into MCPEP-Master of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice 1g Admission into MED% 1h Admission into MCPEPA - Master of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice - 1.5 years 1i Admission into GCE-Graduate Certificate in Education 2 EDES9402 - Psychology and Instruction 2a 2.0000000000 of EDUC9733, EDUC9734 3 ^ EDUC9735 - Research Design in Cognition and Instruction Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i) and (2 or 2a) and 3)
In this topic students will undertake a practical project that uses appropriate research methods to investigate a problem which has emerged in the area of cognition and instruction. Students will prepare a practical project report that presents their identification of the problem, their selection of appropriate research methods, their investigation, and their analysis of results.
This topic aims to:
foster research-informed enquiry, critical analysis, synthesis, evaluation and reflection as essential educational practices;
further extend students' ability to critically review, evaluate and apply research literature in the field of cognitive psychology and educational practice;
extend students' abilities to undertake an independent research investigation in the field of cognitive psychology and educational practice;
extend students' abilities to generate a detailed research paper, in the appropriate academic style, reporting the method and results of an original investigation into a teaching-learning problem;
extend students' abilities to lead informed debate about future directions for research and practice in the field of cognitive psychology and educational practice.
develop advanced capabilities for self-regulated learning;
lead improvements in professional decision making;
lead the informed construction of educational policy, whether local, national or global;
translate knowledge gained from reading, discussion, research and writing into educational practices;
lead the dissemination of knowledge gained from reading, discussion, research and writing to professional colleagues
lead interdisciplinary and intercultural partnerships and work collaboratively;
engage in and lead professional reflective practice.
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students will be able to:
demonstrate extended, synthesised theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of cognitive psychology and educational practice;
understand and adhere to ethical research standards and practices;
conduct and report on an independent original research project, in the form of an educational intervention, in the field of cognitive psychology and educational practice;
critically evaluate an independent original research project in the field of cognitive psychology and educational practice;
generate recommendations for future research, practice and policy in the field of cognitive psychology and educational practice;
demonstrate high standards of academic literacy.
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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