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CP5080 - Literature Review and Research Proposal

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

Available to Information Technology postgraduate and honours students only with the permission of the subject co-ordinator.

Students undertake a literature review of a nominated area of research and develop a research project proposal, on topics specified by IT staff. Students are taught how to analyse papers critically for relevance and significance and to identify potential research projects. They do a presentation and seminar on their literature review and on their research proposal and submit written reports on both.

Learning Outcomes

  • appreciation of scientific research reporting methods;
  • conduct a literature review of scientific research;
  • determine from research papers relevance, significance and opportunities for further research;
  • draft a research proposal;
  • appreciation of scientific research methods.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Professor Ickjai Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (40%); assignments (15%); research proposal (30%); research directory (15%).

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Professor Ickjai Lee.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (40%); assignments (15%); research proposal (30%); research directory (15%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (40%); assignments (15%); research proposal (30%); research directory (15%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (40%); assignments (15%); research proposal (30%); research directory (15%).

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