Develops students’ knowledge and skills of various research methodologies. Students will gain an appreciation of research ontology, epistemology, and theory. Students will also learn about designing quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research. Finally, students learn about the principles of research integrity.
- Research philosophy and theory
- Research questions and hypotheses
- Quantitative research designs
- Qualitative research designs
- Mixed-methods research designs
- Ethics and culture in research
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||propose a research problem relevant to their discipline|
|2||explore quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches to research|
|3||identify ethical and cultural issues in research|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- propose a research problem relevant to their discipline
- explore quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches to research
- identify ethical and cultural issues in research
Prescribed Learning Resources
- No prescribed texts.
- No prescribed resources/equipment.
Teaching and assessment
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