Course Title: Independent Study

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Independent Study

Credit Points: 24


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OTED1075

City Campus

Postgraduate

360H Education

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013

OTED1075

City Campus

Postgraduate

360H Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014

OTED1075

City Campus

Postgraduate

360H Education

Internet

Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Michael Hastings

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 7487

Course Coordinator Email: michael.hastings@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This subject is designed to allow students the flexibility to pursue an interest in their field of study that is not being offered as a ’taught course’. The application of workplace research and commissioned research can be pursued through this subject.

Self-Directed research under the supervision of an allocated supervisor.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

For this course, students determine their own objectives. An agreement between the supervisor and the student should be reached about student learning outcomes and the project is essentially self-initiated and student-directed.


For this course, students determine their own objectives. An agreement between the supervisor and the student should be reached about student learning outcomes and the project is essentially self-initiated and student-directed.


Overview of Learning Activities

This course allows students to investigate critically a topic in education (or other related field) approved in consultation with the Course Coordinator. The investigation is to be described in a paper of approximately 8,000 words with assessment standards of the paper to be negotiated with the course coordinator.


Overview of Learning Resources

 Not Applicable


Overview of Assessment

An equivalence of 8000 words (approx.) to be submitted at the conclusion of the study.