EDX707 - Independent Research Project for Professional Practice


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Trimester 2: Online
Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

EXR782 or EDX701  

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

In Person Attendance Requirements: Students who are completing professional experience (placements) are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchronous sessions during the placement.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Students meet regularly with a supervisor while carrying out an independent research project:

  • 1 x 2-hour online seminar for 5-weeks
  • Online independent and collaborative learning activities

This unit is ordinarily taken in the final trimester of study

Trimester 3 offering is subject to the availability of appropriate supervisors and in consultation with the Unit Chair


This unit provides students with the opportunity to apply knowledge of research design and method by undertaking an independent research project relevant to professional practice in education. Students will work closely with an appointed research supervisor to carry out an independent research project contributing new knowledge in the field of education.

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