City (Melbourne) First semester 2008 (Day)
City (Melbourne) Second semester 2008 (Day)
The ability to be able to find, use, assess and present information is crucial to those working in the communications industry. This unit focuses on research methods, sources and materials for the study and analysis of Australian society, both past and present. The range of sources studied includes biographical and bibliographical references, newspaper archives, ABS statistics and pictorial images, in both electronic and printed forms.
2 x papers (2000 words): 40%
Research essay (5000 words): 50%
Class participation/Seminar presentation: 10%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week