Dissertation for Childhood Practice EDUC5814P
- Academic Session: 2020-21
- School: School of Education
- Credits: 60
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Full Year
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
Dissertation element of Childhood Practice continuing from PGD in Childhood Practice.
Regular one to one supervision.
Requirements of Entry
All students must have successfully completed the PGD in Childhood Practice averaging a C3 or above (University of Glasgow Schedule A)
PGC - Building a Professional Learning Community.
PGC - Leading improvements in Childhood Practice
PGC - Practice Placement A
PGD - Contemporary Perspectives in Childhood and Children.
PGD - Practitioner Enquiry.
PGD- Practice Placement B
Dissertation for 12-15000 words
To provide students with an opportunity to undertake a supervised research exercise within the context of an agreed subject relevant to the study of Childhood Practice
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
Plan and state in writing a strategy for undertaking a clearly defined research project
Critically review the significance of relevant knowledge in the field in the secondary literature relevant to your chosen topic
Implement a coherent methodology which demonstrates an awareness of alternative research strategies and use of techniques appropriate to your subject of investigation
Present your research in a clear and concise manner
Critically analyse and evaluate research in the context of other relevant research in your field of study
Comply with standard conventions for referencing and bibliography consistently whilst avoiding plagiarism
Identify ethical issues and procedures if relevant for collecting data.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.