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ASC250 - Contemporary Social Research

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Andrew Singleton

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASC161, ASC350, ASC450, ASC461

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Class per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

The unit enables students to explore different modes of social science research. It comprises:

  1. Key concepts in social research, including research design, ethics and sampling
  2. Qualitative and ethnographic approaches, including in-depth interviews, participant observation and data analysis
  3. Social surveys, including survey design, sampling, data analysis and reporting

Assessment

Reports x 2, 50% each

Unit Fee Information

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