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2014 ESP318 Introduction to Research Methods

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: 

This unit is required for potential Faculty of Education Honours students.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
ESP318 L
Distance(H,L,W,I,N,O)
Distance(L)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 I Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 L Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 L On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 N Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 O Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 W Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Spring L Distance Offering in L 01-NOV-2014 15-DEC-2014 29-DEC-2014 14-FEB-2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

This unit is designed to give prospective Honours students an appreciation of the significance of research and provide students with research skills, knowledge and understandings that will enable them to undertake an honours research project. The unit will encourage critical understanding of qualitative and quantitative traditions and approaches in research and explore the research process from design to reporting. Students will be challenged to apply concepts and critically engage with issues as they relate to personal research interests and plans.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Development of Research Questions (40%), Research Proposal (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN:

1 x 1 hr lecture (weeks 1-13), 1 x 2 hr tutorial (weeks 2-13); Flexible delivery mode with online readings and learning activities

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - L
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Fully online - H,W,I,N,O
This unit is taught entirely online
   Video conferencing - L,H,W
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Coreq ESM708

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Spring) will be available from mid July 2014

STAFF: Professor David Kember

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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