Combining research with service learning, students will engage with Pacific Islander communities in Canberra, Pacific-focused policy agencies or NGOs to design and undertake an intensive collaborative research project. Students will be mentored by ANU academics and collaborate with groups and organisations to research issues that affect Pacific communities within and outside Australia. The objective of the course is to produce an original piece of research, using the interdisciplinary methods and approaches to research learned over the course of your Pacific Studies degree.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify and discuss key issues facing Pacific communities both within and outside Australia;
- Identify and apply different research methodologies and approaches to their chosen topic;
- Produce an individual research project utilising a range of research techniques and demonstrating skills in writing and analysis;
- Evaluate and report on their practical experience combining research with service learning.
- Research proposal (25) [LO 1,2]
- Oral presentation (10) [LO 4]
- Final research paper (65) [LO 3]
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100 hours – 24 contact hours, 76 hours of research work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Department of Pacific Affairs to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9705||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||In Person||N/A|