This course takes an applied orientation to educational research literacy through an understanding of diverse educational research methodologies and how research findings are presented to the public.
267.740 Mixed Methods Research in Education15 credits
A study of mixed methods research design in education. Theoretical and practical issues of mixed methods research are studied under three course themes: context for research, mixed methods research designs, analysis and communication of mixed methods research.
267.741 Indigenous Research Methodologies15 credits
A study of Māori research frameworks, philosophies and processes and an examination of their contribution to the growing body of indigenous scholarship as relevant to educational settings.
267.781 Research Methods in Professional Practice30 credits
An in-depth analysis of research methods and designs used in professional practice. Involves critical examination and evaluation of specific research designs.
267.782 Quantitative Research in Education15 credits
A study of quantitative research methods in education focusing on basic group designs for research and evaluation, analytic methods for exploring relationships with both categorical and continuous measures, and statistical analysis procedures for group design data.
267.783 Qualitative Research in Education15 credits
A study of qualitative research methods in education. Theoretical and practical issues of research are studied under three course themes: context for research, qualitative research designs, analysis and communication of qualitative research.
267.790 Indigenous Research Methodologies30 credits
A study of Māori research frameworks, philosophies and processes and an examination of their contribution to the growing body of indigenous scholarship as relevant to educational settings. Research methodologies congruent with Māori cultural values are examined for their potential to advance indigenous development in Aotearoa New Zealand. The development of a research proposal will be an integral component of the course.
An advanced realisation of proposed research, subsequent analysis and scholarly report.
267.875 Specialist Teaching Professional Inquiry45 credits
An advanced analysis of a professional practice in an area of specialist teaching to inquire into the impact of that practice. Addresses the inquiry skills fundamental to quality culturally responsive professional thinking and action in an area of specialist teaching.
A critical analysis of the political, social, cultural, historical and philosophical perspectives of professionalism relating to education in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Particular attention will be focused on professionalism in action and professional lives.
A critical examination of educational theory, policy and practice in educational settings with a particular emphasis on reflective professional practice.
267.913 Advanced Research and Evaluation Methodology30 credits
This course prepares students to design, conduct and write a research thesis.
267.929 Advanced Directed Study in Education30 credits
This course provides the vehicle for students to integrate the work in Parts I and II of the programme through the production and defence of a research proposal and any necessary pilot work in preparation for undertaking the thesis.
This component involves undertaking research based on the courses that precede it in the programme. In those courses students will develop the perspectives and strategies necessary to enable them within this component to pursue responses to research questions within the domain of professional education.
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