This course introduces a range of research methodologies required by early childhood teachers to be effective teacher-researchers. You are taught skills to critique a range of published research to assist them to engage in research, beginning with the development of an educational research proposal.
Delivery type2019Trimester 2 2019
Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course.
Cost2019NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
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Students who successfully complete this course will be able to
- Discuss the characteristics of research and distinguish between major approaches to research
- Identify and demonstrate understanding of key elements of a robust research process
- Explain differences between research methods and methodologies, and critically evaluate the methodology used in selected published research.
- Select the most appropriate methodology for an early childhood research investigation in a chosen area of interest
This course is 100% internally assessed
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.
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.
You can do this course as part of these qualifications: