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WS3513 - Research Proposal Seminar

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

The subject will provide a practical guide for students who wish to develop a research project. The emphasis will be on research methods and planning. The format will consist of seminars, lectures and guided reading.

Learning Outcomes

  • know how to develop a literature review;
  • plan and develop a research proposal;
  • understand the research process;
  • articulate and explain proposed research.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
Prerequisites: 48 credit points of undergraduate subjects including one of the following research methods subjects: SS1103, SY2005, SY2012 or WS2007

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: presentations (50%); research proposal (50%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours - 10 hours of study per week required.
Method of Delivery: Printed materials
Assessment: assignments.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nonie Harris, <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%); research propsal (50%).

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