This course aims to develop an understanding of different research approaches and methodologies for students to prepare for their own research projects. The course will assist students in identifying their own research questions, select and identify research approaches and methods of inquiry, develop arguments and present their results.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Formulate their own research question and chose a research design to examine that question
2. Undertake critical evaluations of methodological issues and problems
3. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of commonly used methodological tools
4. Understand a variety of approaches to research
Indicative Assessment1. Research proposal 500 20% (LO 1)
2. Short assignment 2,500 50% (LO 2,3)
3. In-class test 3,000 30% (LO 2,3,4)
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|3369||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person|