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EDX701 - Research Design Development and Method

Unit details

Year2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Trimester 1 Unit Chair:

Bonnie Yim

Trimester 2 Unit Chair:

Lihua Xu

Trimester 3 Unit Chair:

Matt Thomas


Prerequisite: Students enrolled in E760E, E760P, E760S, E760T, E761, E762, E763, E763T need to have completed:

  • 8 Credit Points, including;
  • two (2) units EEE751 &  EEE752, plus;
  • two (2) units from EPR701, EPR702, EPR711, EPR712, EPR721, EPR722, EPR731, EPR732, and; 
  • have a WAM of 70


Incompatible with:


Scheduled learning activities - campus

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Research Design, Development and Method is a research training unit that introduces students to the research process including designing research in education, the development of specific research questions, selection of appropriate research methods to address these questions, examples of quantitative and qualitative approaches and the gathering, analysis and interpretation of data, ethical issues and research integrity.


Assessment 1 - Literature Review (2000 words) - 40%

Assessment 2 - Research Plan (3000 words) - 60%

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Satisfactory completion of the Human Research Ethics online training and quiz is required in order to pass this unit

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