Research and Research Design in Early Childhood Education (EDUC6927)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To critically assesses the quality of research underpinned by a variety of research methodologies, with a particular focus upon action research.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: (EDUC5911, 5912, 5913, 5914, 5915, 5905 & (5916 or (EDUC5919 & 5519)).
Topics include: 

Topics/Content outline (may )
Overview of research for early childhood teachers. Examination of a range of research methodologies underpinning early childhood research activities. Overview of Kaupapa Maori research. Assessment of quality in early childhood research. Analysis of data collection process in research. Introduction of literature review in research. Examination of the characteristics and processes of action research.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2142

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Feb 18 - 26 Feb 18 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3009)
6 Mar 18 - 6 Mar 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
12 Mar 18 - 12 Mar 18 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
20 Mar 18 - 20 Mar 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
26 Mar 18 - 26 Mar 18 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
9 Apr 18 - 9 Apr 18 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
1 May 18 - 1 May 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
7 May 18 - 7 May 18 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-4021)
15 May 18 - 15 May 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
21 May 18 - 21 May 18 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-4021)

Class: 6742

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 1 Aug 17 LectureTuesday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-4001)
12 Sep 17 - 26 Sep 17 LectureTuesday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-4001)
27 Sep 17 - 27 Sep 17 LectureWednesday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
17 Oct 17 - 21 Nov 17 LectureTuesday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-4001)
1 Nov 17 - 1 Nov 17 LectureWednesday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
22 Nov 17 - 22 Nov 17 LectureWednesday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-3012)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education).

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