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SY2012 - Social Survey Design and Analysis

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

Offered in SP1 every year

This subject addresses how to investigate and research social science issues through surveys, including the gathering of qualitative and quantitative information. A variety of sampling techniques, computer aided analysis and presentation of research findings is also covered.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop a range of skills relating to survey methodology, promote critical understanding and enhance presentation of analyses in written and oral forms;
  • increase capabilities to work together in a team;
  • obtain hands-on experience in carrying out a social science survey;
  • understand and engage in the main components of conducting a social science survey.
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
SS3020 AND SS5101 AND SY2050 AND SY3012 AND SY3020 AND SY3050

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Theresa Petray.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars - One 2 hour lecturial per week plus materials provided through LearnJCU.
Assessment: workshop activities (20%); essays (40%); research report seminar (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars - one two hour lectorial per week plus materials provided through LearnJCU
Assessment: workshop activities (20%); essays (40%); research report seminar (40%).

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.