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CP5090 - Scientific Research Methods

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

Available to Computer Science postgraduate students only with the permission of the program 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.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (70%).

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (70%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Ickjai Lee
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars

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.