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 8
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 7
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) 


Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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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 Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 50% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: student conversations
Feedback
The workplace capstone project is well regarded.
Recommendation
Continue with workplace based learning and assessment tasks.
Action Taken
The workplace focus of this unit is continued in the revised version of EDED20500 in the Master of Educational Leadership.
Source: student conversations
Feedback
Students value the self-paced, work aligned focus of this unit
Recommendation
Continue workplace focused emphases in the revised version of this unit being developed for the M.Ed.Leadership
Action Taken
Nil.
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