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EXR478 - Theory in Education Research

Unit details


2016 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:B Yim



Students must be enrolled in course E430

Incompatible with:



This unit investigates key social theories and their application to the field of contemporary educational research. It draws on a range of research case studies to profile these theories and then undertakes an in-depth analysis of the theories and conceptual frameworks being used by the researchers. Students undertake a detailed examination of how these theories and ideas frame research problems and are assimilated into the conduct of research.


Written report 1, 40%, 1600 words

Written report 2, 60%, 2400 words

Unit Fee Information

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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