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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Students will produce a proposal for future work that may be either a research proposal or an implementation plan.

Unit content

  • Arguing for change: improving practice or doing research
  • Theories and frameworks
  • Analysing and addressing ethical practices when proposing research and practice improvement
  • Refining and focusing, ideas and strategies to achieve results
  • Evaluating, sustaining and disseminating
  • Composing a successful proposal: research or implementation

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1justify a proposal for addressing a gap in research or practiceEthical practiceCommunication and social skillsCultural competence
2refine and focus ideas and strategies to achieve resultsEthical practiceCommunication and social skillsCultural competence
3analyse and address issues involved in delivering on the proposal ethically.Ethical practiceCommunication and social skillsCultural competence

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. justify a proposal for addressing a gap in research or practice
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. refine and focus ideas and strategies to achieve results
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. analyse and address issues involved in delivering on the proposal ethically.
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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International

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