12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
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School of Media, Film and Journalism
Not offered in 2017
This unit introduces advanced students to an independent program of reading and reflection on research topics. Staff members advise, supervise, and support each enrolled student's chosen reading/research program. Students may develop a program of research reading or workshops on a chosen theoretical or empirical topic. Students may respond through research essay or performance in accordance with their discipline. The aim of the unit is to foster self-reliant research capacity and independent thinking and reflection.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to demonstrate enhanced capacity for independent research, thinking and program development.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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