Professional Practice Research Project

Description

Students undertake a supervised individual research project, culminating in the production of a final research report.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Trimester 1 - 2017
  • Trimester 2 - 2017
  • Trimester 3 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Select and apply research strategies and methodologies appropriate to the discipline area generally and the topic area selected for study in particular.

2. Complete a research report by developing, organizing, analyzing and presenting a coherent and well supported argument based on evidence.

Content

Research methodology:

  • Qualitative and quantitative approaches
  • Selection of research method
  • Research design

Research Analysis:

  • Data collection
  • Data analysis
  • Presentation of research results
  • Research findings and Discussions
  • Conclusions and recommendations

Assessment Items

Proposal / Plan: Research Proposal

Written Assignment: Research Paper

Contact Hours

WebLearn GradSchool

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 2

Meeting time and place to be determined with project supervisor Weblearn students will meet with their project supervisor online

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks starting in week 1

This lecture will be made available for online students