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EXR478 - Theory in Education Research

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:

(B, G, W)

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

Students must be enrolled in course E430


Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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