Provides students with the opportunity to obtain experience in designing and implementing empirical research, under supervision, in a specialised field of psychology. The unit will culminate in a conference presentation and a written research report
- Designing & implementing a research project
- Appropriate analysis and reporting of empirical data
- Reporting research findings as a conference presentation
- Writing a research report in the style of a journal article
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Collect and analyse valid, reliable data||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|2||Communicate research findings at a conference to a professionally acceptable standard||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
|3||Produce an empirically-based research report||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Workshop on-site 2 hrs (12 wks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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