Open University

Open University

Practice-Based Research in Educational Technology (H809)

This course helps students to find, interpret and evaluate research in technology-rich environments; students engage in the critical study of original empirical research to learn about cutting edge methods of data collection and analysis; philosophical assumptions underlying educational enquiry are examined, and associated ethical and political concerns are explored in detail; there is an opportunity to apply what has been learned using a topic of the student's choice, by critically evaluating current research or by developing a research proposal.

Entry requirements

Degree or equivalent qualification - students whose 1st language is not English should provide evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 6 months

Campus details

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Distance Learning

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