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CP5090 - Scientific Research Methods

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Available only with the permission of the co-ordinator.

Students are guided through a structured process intended to cultivate an understanding of scientific research methods. They study two or more selected (by School of Information Technology staff) research papers, analysing the methods used and documenting the process of the scientific discovery and scientific reporting. They submit written critical analyses of the selected papers and do presentations on those selected papers.

Learning Outcomes

  • appreciation of scientific research methods;
  • appreciation of scientific research reporting methods.

Subject Assessment

  • presentations (30%)
  • assignments (70%).

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi, Dr Dianna Hardy.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.