Undertaking a piece of original research as part of a greater understanding of the professional historical experience, students work in partnership with a community partner. The research is closely supervised and is expected to result in both a piece of public scholarship and an account of the historiographical issues raised during its completion.
- Nature of research
- Techniques and methods
- Public scholarship
- Managing research projects
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||undertake a literature search focusing on the area of the research topic||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||work with a community to devise a research project||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||develop and clarify project roles with a community partner||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|4||demonstrate different research techniques and methods||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||know how to propose, and then carry through, a major research project in community history||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|6||demonstrate oral and written skills in communicating research findings.||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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