Investigating International Education (EDPB5018)


Investigation and analysis of modes of research in international education, and associated issues in cross-cultural research. Opportunity to apply skills and perspectives gained in previous study to a particular strategic, policy or theoretical problem that relates to a defined geographical context, policy setting, or program. Students will review, research, and analyse modes of research, with support provided through relevant materials. Issues of data quality and range, the role of international organisations in providing data and shaping debates, and issues of power that should be negotiated in cross-cultural setting will be examined.

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500wd minor overview (10%) and 1200wd review essay (20%) and 1500wd minor essay (20%) and 2500wd case study (50%)

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If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.