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AAR410 - Honours Research Methods

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 2015 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*, Waterfront (Geelong)*, Cloud (Online)*

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

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALX491, AAR710

Note:

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

 

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2659$3010

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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