EML528 TESOL Dissertation (16)

This subject is designed to scaffold research conceptualisation and practice. It encourages student researchers to explore their research interest by undertaking assisted research practice. It helps students plan, adjust, and conduct research. It also encourages students to disseminate knowledge within academic communities. The subject is intended to enable a smooth transition to research higher degree studies.    

Subject availability
Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus
Session 3 (90)
Bathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
Two sessions
School of Teacher Education
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to plan research;
  • be able to construct meaningful research questions;
  • be able to identify and articulate research issues and objectives;
  • be able to synthesize research literature;
  • be able to develop research methods, designs, or frameworks;
  • be able to conduct data analysis; and,
  • be able to communicate research findings.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Working with research supervisors and university research community
  • Understanding TESOL research practice
  • Introduction to dissertation writing
  • Conducting independent research
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.