12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Dr Patrick Spedding
Dr Jonathan Benney (Semester 1, Semester 2)
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
- Second semester 2019 (On-campus)
Completion of a major
This unit provides students with an introduction to research methods and theories in the Humanities. The unit requires students to address critically the theories and methods underpinning research in their own discipline, as well as developing their general research, argumentation and presentation skills.
On the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- Demonstrate critical reading and analysis skills
- provide a synthesis of diverse material on specific topics and an evaluation of their applicability to specific research projects
- Effectively use research tools such as databases
- Present the results of their research coherently and effectively, both in written and in oral forms
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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