Departmental Special Regulations for the MEd (Research and Evaluation)
Subject to the provisions of General Regulations 400 and the Faculty of Education Special Regulations 41.0, the following Departmental Special Regulations shall apply.
Entrance into the MEd (Research and Evaluation)shall be in accordance with Faculty Special Regulation 41.1.
The structure of the MEd (Research and Evaluation) programme shall be in accordance with Faculty Special Regulation 41.5.
All students will be required to take the following core courses.
EFF640 Integrated Foundations of Education
EFF641 Educational Research I
EFF642 Educational Research II
EFR640 Statistical Methods I
EFR641 Constructing Achievement and Ability Tests
EFR642 Statistical Methods II
EFR643 Qualitative Research Methods
Plus any one of the following optional courses:
EFR644 Introduction to Educational Evaluation
EFR645 Data Analysis Using Computer Packages
EFR646 Experimental Design
EFR647 Issues in Qualitative Research
EFR648 Qualitative Data Analysis
With the consent of the Head of Department and agreement with the cognate department, a maximum of two courses may be taken from another MEd specialisation, from another Master’s programme at the University of Botswana or from an approved Master’s programme of another university
In Level Two of the programme, students shall take the Dissertation route or the Research Essay route.
Dissertation Route - The Dissertation route shall be in accordance with Faculty of Education Special Regulation 41.55.
EFR 761 Dissertation
Research Essay Route - The Research Essay route shall be in accordance with Faculty of Education Special Regulation 41.56.
EFR 751 Research Essay
Plus three optional courses from the following
and one from Level One courses not previously taken
EFR 740 Criterion Referenced Testing
EFR 741 Constructing Questionnaires and Conducting Surveys
EFR742 Statistical Methods III
EFR743 Gender Bias in Assessment and Evaluation
EFR744 Project Design and Evaluation
EFR745 Feminist Research and Pedagogy
EFR750 Special Topics in Research and Evaluation