EDED20500 - Leadership Project

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit aims to enhance your educational leadership capability and educational innovation through an in-depth investigation into a problem of professional relevance. You will critically review contemporary literature and analyse and apply relevant methodological approaches to your research. Drawing on this, you will develop, implement and report upon a research project related to leading educational change.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-requisite of successful completion of EDED20497 Leadership in the Educational Context 

AND

Co-requisite of EDED20498 and EDED20499 for the School Leadership Major OR

Co-requisite of EDED20506 and EDED20507 (Disability and Inclusive Education Major) OR

Co-requisite of EDED20509 and EDED20508 (Early Childhood Education Major) OR

Co-requisite of EDED20510 and EDED20511 (STEM Major) 


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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 50%
2. Research Assignment 50%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

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Feedback
Change the residential school from compulsory to optional.
Recommendation
The residential school will be changed to optional.
Action Taken
The residential school was made optional from 2018. There were no student enrolled in Term 2, 2018.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate literature to develop a theoretical framework for an educational problem or opportunity
  2. Analyse and apply methodological approaches to a research problem
  3. Develop and implement a research project
  4. Analyse the research results and present findings to an intended audience.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Research Assignment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Research Assignment