EDME602-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)

Directed Study in Education

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


Participants in the course are supported as a cohort to conduct and report on a small-scale research study to demonstrate advanced knowledge in their discipline/endorsement area and the ability to undertake research. Examples of small-scale research can include, but aren’t limited to: a literature review, document analysis, policy analysis, and secondary data analysis.


EDME601 or 30 points of approved research methods


Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Workshop A A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 15:00 - 17:00 Online Delivery
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course Coordinator

Alison Arrow


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Research Question and Annotate Bibliography 15%
Methodological and ethical justification 15%
Research communication 20% Poster/video/visualisation of research - Presentation to the Class
Final project 50%

Additional Course Outline Information


Students are expected to attend all scheduled course sessions, actively engage with course content and actively participate in course activities in order to meet the learning outcomes of the course.

Students are expected to notify lecturers in writing (e.g. email message) prior to their absence. For extended absences (3 or more days) students should apply to the course coordinator.   Extended absences must be accompanied by supporting evidence (e.g. medical certificate)

Course Website

As well as attending classes, it is essential that all students regularly access the course Learn site. All course information such as the course kaupapa, notices, assessment information, required and recommended readings, audio recordings of some lectures, and other teaching resources etc. will be available on this site

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,907.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Educational Studies and Leadership .

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