Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit introduces students to research in education looking at classical research methods in education as well as more recent approaches to improve educational outcomes. The ethics of research within classrooms will be considered in light of codes of ethics, practice and statements on human research.

Students will apply their learning to engage with recent research in their area of specialisation with regards to content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and highly effective teaching practices.


Unit offerings

Independent/Flexible: (Every Year, Summer)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.