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Education Research

267.390 Educational Research Literacy 15 credits
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 Education 15 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 Methodologies 15 credits
A study of Maori 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 Practice 30 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 Education 15 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 Education 15 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 Methodologies 30 credits
A study of Maori 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 Maori 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.
267.792 Research Exercise 30 credits
267.860 Professional Inquiry 60 credits
An advanced analysis of a significant professional situation to which a proposed solution is applied and evaluated, based on a critique of educational theory and literature.
267.861 Professional Inquiry 45 credits
A critical evaluation and inquiry into an educational issue of professional interest, based on a critique of relevant theory and literature.
267.870 Specialist Teaching Research Project 45 credits
This course allows students to conduct and report research in an area of specialist teaching using academic research conventions.
267.871 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
An advanced preparation for research, including a critical review of research literature, methodological design, ethics application and a refined research proposal.
267.872 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
An advanced realisation of proposed research, subsequent analysis and scholarly report.
267.875 Specialist Teaching Professional Inquiry 45 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.
267.880 Thesis 90 credits
Course enables students to conduct and report research using academic research conventions.
267.881 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits
Course enables students to conduct and report research using academic research conventions.
267.882 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
Course enables students to conduct and report research using academic research conventions.
267.891 Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
267.894 MPhil Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
267.895 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
267.896 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
267.899 Thesis 120 credits
An advanced scholarly application of theory and practice using academic research conventions.
267.900 PhD Education 120 credits
267.911 Advanced Professional Education 30 credits
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.
267.912 Advanced Studies in Education 30 credits
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 Methodology 30 credits
This course prepares students to design, conduct and write a research thesis.
267.929 Advanced Directed Study in Education 30 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.
267.930 Thesis Doctor of Education 120 credits
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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