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Postgraduate Course: Final Project: Chartered Teachers as Knowledge Creators (EDUA11225)

Course Outline
SchoolMoray House School of Education CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits60
Home subject areaEducation Other subject areaNone
Course website Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionIn the final stage of the Master of Teaching programme candidates will undertake a 60 SCQF credit course equivalent work-based project. The national guidelines require that the last piece of work undertaken in the programme is such a project.

The purpose of the final project is threefold:

to provide an opportunity for the critical evaluation and development of extended professional action;

to enable the integration of elements of the Standard within a coherently planned work based project;

to facilitate self evaluation and the accumulation of final evidence against the Standard.

Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Full Year, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 30, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 4, Formative Assessment Hours 4, Summative Assessment Hours 4, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 546 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of the final project candidates will be able to:

identify a relevant research question from within their educational context;

use a range of sources of bibliographic data and evaluate critically the literature accessed;

construct an appropriate research project that is capable of allowing the research question to be addressed;

demonstrate understanding of:
- the research approach(es) applied;
- the values and assumptions underlying the approach(es)
- a range of methods of data collection
- the limitations of the evidence produced
- a range of ways of analysing data and presenting findings;

demonstrate an appreciation of the principles of ethics in research and how these principles apply to specified contexts;

demonstrate critical engage between theory, policy, practice and evidence;

demonstrate that the professional actions undertaken are consistent with the intention of enhancing the learning of pupils and/or the ethos of the school;

evaluate the actions taken and, to inform future actions, critically review the findings of the project in the context of the relevant literature;

critically evaluate the research purpose and design;

demonstrate that they have met the relevant aspects of Chartered Teacher Standard.
Assessment Information
The assessment relates to the project undertaken within this unit

A 15000 word report will be submitted, outlining the rationale for the project, its theoretical underpinnings, its planning, implementation, evaluation, final outcomes and reflections on the project and the process of professional development during the project.

Participants are also required to submit to the GTCS a reflective summary report of 1000 - 1500 words, that demonstrates critical reflection on the professional development gained through CT study. This needs to be explicitly linked to all aspects of the CT standard. The supervisor will offer formative assessment on the summary report. This does not form part of the formal assessment of the Final Project.
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Course organiserMs Gillian Robinson
Tel: (0131 6)51 6426
Course secretaryMs Denise Watson
Tel: (0131 6)51 6265
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