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Unit details

SRR481 - Research Methods Seminar

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(Only available to those enrolled in an honours program in the School of Architecture and Built Environment)
Unit chair:

Chunlu Liu

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: 1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note:

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

This unit provides training in research methodology and in the conduct of ethical research. Topics include the definition of research, types of methodological approaches and strategies, hypothesis generation and testing, information availability, searching, structuring research, time management, organisation and analysis of data, statistical applications and tools, critiquing and referencing previous research, formatting text and presenting research findings. Where data collection involves ethics approval, an application needs to be prepared and approved in accordance with University requirements. This unit is only available to invited honours students in the School of Architecture and Built Environment.

Assessment

Seminar 25%, presentation 25%, statistical exercises 25%, method statement 25%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3057$3151

* 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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