Research and Inquiry 1

75100

This course introduces formative research skills and methods of data gathering, in light of current assessment approaches and practices, including Māori and Pasifika worlds. Models of reflective practice are introduced with links to the role of assessment in supporting young children’s learning and development.

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    20
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate library skills including using electronic data bases to access early childhood journals and educational research
  • Identify a range of data gathering methods to plan and provide for young children’s learning and development
  • Discuss the role of assessment in supporting children’s learning and development
  • Develop an understanding of praxis and models of reflective practice
  • Discuss current research and literature involving Māori and Pacific Nations’ children and their families

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

Course availability over the next 12 months

Dec
2023
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying