Doctor of Education 2019
Learning in a digital age
The Faculty of Education and Social Work is offering a Doctor of Education (EdD) inquiry pathway, "Learning in a digital age". This EdD will challenge you to explore the intersection of learning and technology in your own professional context, and to leverage the potential of digital technologies to effect positive change.
- A world-class doctorate designed for working professionals.
- Options to complete the research component in a further two years full-time or four years part-time.
- Empowers candidates to understand how advancing technology is changing education and society.
- Provides in-depth engagement with emergent trends and core principles for learning in a digital age.
- Develops high-level skills to design and undertake independent and original research.
- The guidance of two academic supervisor throughout the course.
- A structured part-time programme of study for the first two years, with strong cohort support among candidates and programme lecturers.
- The guidance of two academic supervisors throughout the course.
- Collaborative support to plan and conduct an original research project embedded in the candidate’s own professional practice context.
|EDPROFST844C (60 points)|
|Key concepts in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) – Indicative content||Semester 1 2019|
Learning in the digital age: From practice to research
Locating and critically analysing literature
|Thursday 28 February 2019, 4–7 pm
Friday 1 March 2019, 10am–4pm
|Theories of learning applied in a digital context
||Friday 12 April 2019, 10am–4pm
A critical look at the literature being reviewed
Introduction to the elements of the research proposal
28 June 2019, 10am–4pm
|Research design||Semester 2 2019|
|Methodological approaches to teaching and
learning research in a digital context
26 July 2019, 10am–4pm
|Affordances of technology in teaching and learning||Friday 20 September 2019, 10am–4pm
|Case study / assignment workshop||
Thursday 7 November 2019,
Friday 8 November
|EDPROFST844D (60 points)|
|Research methods and individual study design||Semester 1 2020|
|Context-specific theoretical issues||Friday 28 February 2020, 10am–4pm|
|Context-specific study designs||Friday 3 April 2020, 10am–4pm|
|Ethical issues on researching technologically-mediated learning||Friday 26 June 2020, 10am–4pm|
|Research proposal and ethics||Semester 2 2020|
|Writing and presenting the research proposal – visual formats||Friday 14 August 2020, 10am–4pm|
|Writing and presenting the research proposal – oral formats||Friday 16 October 2020, 10am–4pm|
|Confirmation seminars||Friday 27 November 2020, 10am–4pm|
There will be writing-intensive sessions between semesters in years one and two. Dates to be confirmed.