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AAR410 - Critical Creative Research Methods

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

* Offered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong), and Cloud (online) mode subject to agreement with the Honours Co-ordinator.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*, Cloud (Online)*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Miller
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALX491, AAR710

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  •     what is research?
  •     the location of print and non-print resources;
  •     finding, reviewing and appropriating others’ research;
  •     paradigm shifts - new research questions and ways to answer them;
  •     collaborative and cross arts/interdisciplinary possibilities;
  •     ethical issues in arts research;
  •     participant observation - the subjective voice in research;
  •     journalising and recording research;
  •     writing research and funding proposals and reports;
  •     structuring an effective exegesis; and
  •     sharing and publicising research.

Assessment

Annotated Bibliography, (1400 words), 35%

Research Abstract, (600 words), 15%

Research paper, (2000 words), 50%

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