LismoreSession 2Session 2

Unit description

Develops students' ability to disseminate their research findings, including communicating them verbally and in writing appropriate to an identified audience and to promote uptake of research findings in practice.  

Unit content

Topic 1: Measuring the impact of research

Topic 2: Translating research into practice

Topic 3: Writing for publication

Topic 4: Conference presentations (oral and poster)

Topic 4:  Industry-research nexus

Topic 5:  Implications of research – educational implications, further research

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hr
Tutorial on-site 2 hrs
Draft Research Report (draft peer-reviewed journal article)30%
Research Report (peer-reviewed journal article)50%

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Fee information


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