Co-requisites: EDU202

Aims/Description: The aim of the module is to allow students to design and manage their own small scale research project. The objective is to give students the opportunity to engage with all the stages necessary in the planning and implementation of successful research, from the crafting of an appropriate set of research questions, through ethical review, literature search, data collection, analysis of findings and dissemination of results. Tutorial support will be provided by a supervisor, whose role will be to provide guidance and constructive formative feedback.

Restrictions on availability: The module is available only to students registered on the BA Education, Culture and Childhood.

Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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