Researching Learning

30 points

Not offered 2024, offered in 2015, 2016

For further information see School of Educational Studies and Leadership


The course provides a strong foundation for self-directed learning, post-graduate study and research. How do learning researchers study learning? What are the problems which have to be solved in order to discover why learning sometimes occurs and sometimes doesn’t? What are some of the implications of recent research on learning for the design of effective teaching and self-directed learning procedures? Students will have the opportunity to plan and conduct a small study of learning and will learn how to find and interpret relevant research reports. The course uses blended delivery.


15 points from EDUC201, EDUC202, EDUC204, EDUC205, EDUC221, EDUC222 or permission of the Head of School