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Unit description

This unit provides a structured guide to conducting an Honours research project within an Indigenous relational knowledge context, adopting appropriate research methodology and methods. The unit will help you to establish structures and procedures to provide a firm ethical and functional foundation to your research within an Indigenous context. Comparisons between Indigenous and non-Indigenous research theory and practice will be contextualised. You will be able to recognise, and should be committed to protect Indigenous intellectual and cultural property rights in research. You will be guided to apply the skills developed throughout the unit to create a research proposal for your Honours project.

Unit content

Module 1: Introduction to Honours

Module 2: Introduction to Philosophy and Theory in Research

Module 3: Research Design

Module 4: Research Ethics

Module 5: Write up

Module 6: Conclusion

 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1critically discuss the relational context of your research topic
2analyse various research methodologies appropriate to your study
3justify a strategy of inquiry as it would be applied in the field
4create a research proposal.

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

  1. critically discuss the relational context of your research topic
  2. analyse various research methodologies appropriate to your study
  3. justify a strategy of inquiry as it would be applied in the field
  4. create a research proposal.

Teaching and assessment

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