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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Dr J Harrington


This unit builds on the knowledge, skills and experience gained in previous Bachelor of Adult Learning and Development units and applies them in a work-based setting. Participants will develop and complete a small-scale and self-directed research project in a workplace setting. The unit will emphasise the practical and independent development and management of a research project. Workplace application and dissemination of research project outcomes will be explored.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students should:

  • be able to develop a research project proposal;
  • be able to select and apply a work-based research approach;
  • be able to design, manage and complete a work-based research project; and
  • be aware of the ways in which research project outcomes can be applied and disseminated.


Assignment 1: Development of a project proposal (1,000 words) 25%; Assignment 2: Report on workplace project: (3000 words) 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Julie Harrington

Contact hours

2 hours per week