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SIT705 - Research Methods for IT

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jo Coldwell-Neilson (Trimester 1), Sasan Adibi (Trimester 2 and 3)

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour class per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will have the opportunity to participate in online consultation sessions.

Content

SIT705 will introduce students to research design focusing on scholarly or practice-based skills that serves as a foundation for undertaking research. Students will explore a variety of methodologies that are commonly used for scientific, qualitative and quantitative research investigations in a field of IT. They will be required to plan and design research for execution of professional practice or scholarly research projects.

Assessment

Expression of interest proposal 20%, research design and methodology paper 40%, research portfolio 30%, three-minute oral presentation 10%

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