Provides students with the opportunity to develop organisational research skills and critically evaluate the literature relating to an educational problem, phenomena, or knowledge need, with a view to identifying research possibilities. Students are assisted to develop skills in academic writing, advanced word processing, establishing a bibliographic database, accessing information sources, managing a literature review and structuring an evaluative argument about the research literature in their area.
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||Locate, evaluate and critique information relevant to an educational problem.||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|2||Formulate and write a well-structured literature review, with a coherent line of argument.||Communication and social skills|
|3||Demonstrate effective skills in organizing, referencing and citing information.||Intellectual rigour|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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