Course code Peda5162
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
3 4.5 48 48 72
E-courses Peda5162: Education Research for Local and Global Changes
Course annotation The aim of the course is to facilitate improvement of the research skills based on critical understanding for examining, disseminating and implementing changes.

The objectives of the course:
1.to deepen understanding of variety of research methodology and its application to facilitate sustainable change in education;
2.devise methodological description and scientific categories of the research;
3.broaden skills of conducting integrated educational and research practice;
4.improve skills of conducting scientific work for disseminating and implementing changes in education.

Results Completing the course, students will be able to demonstrate:
1.deeper understanding of variety of research methodology and its application to facilitate sustainable change in education;
2.skill of devising methodological description and scientific categories of the research and readiness to conduct Master’s research;
3.skills of conducting integrated educational and research practice;
4.skills of conducting scientific work for disseminating and implementing changes in education.

Course plan 1.Sustainable research directed to changes in education. S16
2.Variety and features of research methodology in education.S16
3.Conducting scientific work for implementing and disseminating changes. S16




Requirements for obtaining credit points The course will end up with the exam. It will be continuous assessment and consist of summing up:
1.Attendance of seminars; active participation 20 %
2.Independent work incl. conducting research 40 %
3.Exam - research presentation 40%
Study programmes Teacher of History
Secondary education teacher of Physics
Teacher of the Russian language as a foreign language and the Latvian language as the second language in Secondary School
Secondary Education English Language Teacher
Teacher of Physical Education
Teacher of German in Secondary School
Teacher of Religion and Ethics
Basic Education Teacher of English
Secondary Education Teacher of Chemistry
Secondary Education Teacher of Italian Language
Secondary Education Teacher of Economics
Secondary Education Teacher of Mathematics
Secondary Education English Language Teacher [Eng.]
Teacher of the Latvian Language and Literature in Secondary School
Preschool Teacher
Secondary Education Teacher of Culturology and Visual Art
Secondary Education Teacher of Scandinavian Language
Teacher of Primary School Education
Secondary Education Teacher of French Language
Teacher of Art in Primary School
Teacher of Geography and Science Teacher
Teacher -Master degree in Education
The Teacher of Social Studies
Teacher - speech therapist
Teacher -Master degree in Education
Basic Education Teacher of German
Teacher of Geography and Sciences Teacher of the basic Education
Secondary Education Teacher of Chemistry and Natural Sciences
Special Education Teacher
Science Teacher
Secondary Education Teacher of Biology
Teacher of the Russian Language and Literature in Secondary School
Secondary Education Teacher of Physics and Natural Sciences
Teacher of Home Economics and Technologies and Hausekeeping
Secondary Education Teacher of Biology and Natural Sciences
Teacher of Philosophy
Secondary Education Teacher of Informatics and basic of Programming