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Research Methods for Behavioural Studies (6 points)


Leader: Francesca Collins

Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Students will be introduced to the practice of behavioural research through the development of a research proposal in an area of their choice. The proposal will draw on the student's own interests and incorporate material presented in the seminar series. Topics to be covered in the seminar series include: research design; sampling, data collection, analysis and interpretation, reporting of findings and research ethics.

Assessment: Research proposal (2000 words): 40% + Class test 1 (750 words): 15% + Class test 2 (750 words): 15% + Presentation on set research topic (1000 words): 30%

Contact Hours: 2 hour seminar per week

Prerequisites: Minimum of 12 points of Behavioural Studies units

Prohibitions: BHS3110, PCE3040, SCY2261, SCY3261, GSC1112

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