IA5011 - Field Procedures in Indigenous Research
|Student Contribution Band:
||Indigenous Education & Research Centre
Available to all postgraduate students.
This subject provides the beginning researcher with the skills to conceptualise, design
and conduct Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research. Topics include qualitative
research design, methodology, reflexivity, ethics, social theory and research, including
Indigenist research. Students will gain practical skills in research design and methods,
developing appropriate research topics and questions, and techniques involved with
data collection. Students will be introduced to issues and notions through online
learning including the discussion board and e-mail, digital medium and reading materials.
Therefore it is essential that students have access to the World Wide Web to complete
- Critically analyse research methodologies in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
- Examine qualitative research design including the development of an Indigenous research
- Explore critical theories and methodologies which consider Indigenous ontologies,
epistemologies and knowledge systems;
- Develop a research project proposal using appropriate academic language and formatting.
- presentations (30%)
- reflective journal (30%)
- literature critique (40%).
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
||Assoc. Professor Felecia Watkin
|Method of Delivery:
||andWWW - LearnJCU
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