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Unit details

ASC742 - Survey Research

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:K Lane
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

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 takes a practical approach to assessing, designing and carrying out survey research. The purpose and rationale for undertaking survey research will be considered, and participants will develop practical skills in devising and applying critical stages within a survey research design.

Topics covered include survey design, sampling techniques and strategies, measuring social variables, administration of questionnaires and response rates. The uses and limitations of each technique will be explored. Teaching will be conducted in an online setting, with optional 2 x 2 day seminar attendance, dates TBC with unit chair.

Assessment

  1. Online exercises, 1000 words, 40%
  2. Practical Assignment, 3000 words, 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2250$2900

* 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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