AAR422 - Honours Research Theory B

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Antonia Pont




Must be enrolled in A400

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 3 x 5 hour presentations to group; 7 x 2 hour seminars; 1 x 2 hour Welcome seminar

Cloud (online): Online learning experiences equivalent to above via CloudDeakin


Teaching will take place in a number of locations suited to the learning activities. This takes advantage of Deakin's broader teaching spaces and the special nature of this unit of study - as preparation for Honours and Masters Thesis work


This unit is the companion unit of AAR412 Honours Research Theory A. It allows students to undertake an in-depth study of the genealogy of a theory or theoretical trajectory and to present and share their research with their peers. The focus of their study should be pertinent to their thesis, and contribute to the rigour of enquiry surrounding their topic area. All students are required to contribute to, and participate in, the presentation practicals and seminars (or online equivalent).


Assessment 1: (Individual) - Presentation Preparation Task & Quiz (500 words or equivalent) - 15%

Assessment 2: (Individual) - In-class or Online Video Presentation (1200 words equivalent) - 30%

Assessment 3: (Individual) - Peer-response tasks & symposia contributions (750 words equivalent) - 15%

Assessment 4: (Individual) - Written Paper (1800 words) - 40%

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