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IE3B2 - Research Methods in Childhood Studies - Individual Research Projects

  • Module code: IE3B2
  • Module name: Research Methods in Childhood Studies - Individual Research Projects
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 45

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

All students taking the BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies will carry out a dissertation. This follows on from their Level 2 Research Project which provided the opportunity for the application of research methods and the reporting of findings.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of the dissertation students will have demonstrated that they are able to: Investigate in depth a relevant topic from the early childhood education and care field by locating this, first, within an appropriate social-cultural and educational context; Analyse and apply key concepts and appropriate theoretical models to practice in the early childhood edu-care through independent research and enquiry; Synthesise the conceptual and theoretical issues and arguments arising from the topic with key findings in both a short oral report and written dissertation.

Timetabled teaching activities

Autumn Term. Tutorials with supervisors arranged on an individual basis

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/wie/courses/ecs/current/level3/core/project-old

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
45 CATS (Module code: IE3B2-45)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (X321) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (2+2) (X325) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Childhood, Education and Society (X3B6) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Childhood, Education and Society (2+2 variant) (X3B8) - Year 4
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (X323) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (X323) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (X323) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (X323) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (X323) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (X323) - Year 6
  • Undergraduate Early Childhood Studies (X323) - Year 7
  • Undergraduate Childhood, Education and Society (Part-time variant) (X3B7) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Childhood, Education and Society (Part-time variant) (X3B7) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Childhood, Education and Society (Part-time variant) (X3B7) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Childhood, Education and Society (Part-time variant) (X3B7) - Year 6
Optional

N/A