|SCU Online||Study Period 2,5||Study Period 2,5|
Provides students with the opportunity to broaden and deepen their understanding of literature analysis and research design in relation to an area relevant to their professional practice. Students will produce a critical literature review that supports the need for either future research or practice improvement.
- Introduction: using literature to refine problems and propose further research or practice improvement
- Searching literature systematically
- Analysing, refining and managing search results
- Presenting results
- Critique and discussion
- Providing rationale and justification for the next step
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||develop a research question and problem statement to guide critical examination of an area of personal interest, located within your discipline or course specialisation||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||discern between, and critique, the evidence supporting further research and practice improvement||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||analyse, refine and manage results of a systematic literature search||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||provide an evidence-based rationale for further research or practice improvement.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
Study Period 2
- No prescribed texts.
Study Period 5
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning (6 wks)|
|Report on Research Method||30%|
|Critical Literature Review||60%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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