RESEARCH IN ACTION

HMK2RIA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Research in Action introduces you to the fundamentals of designing a research project and connects you with established researchers as part of a 35-hour internship across the semester. You will learn about the processes that surround research activity as well as witnessing first-hand what real-life research looks like by working side-by-side with top researchers or professionals at La Trobe University or at an external organisation.



SchoolLa Trobe Learning & Teaching

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCraig Horton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HMK0PRE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must be enrolled in the Hallmark Program.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in developing ideas, and in identifying and solving complex problems.

Activities:
Project planning and reporting for ethics

02. Work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team, in a multi-disciplinary work environment.

Activities:
Research projects - design and data collection and analysis

03. Engage in ongoing reflection on issues facing research conducted in different environments.

Activities:
Research projects - design and data collection and analysis

04. Present research outcomes verbally and in writing to a diverse audience using appropriate academic language in the context of relevant scholarly literature.

Activities:
Research posters and 15 minute group presentations

05. Develop and write a literature review to prepare for internship activity.

Activities:
Final project report, ethics reporting and communications plan milestones

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Horton

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This class will be videoconferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
300-word internship statement, including research philosophy5 03
One 1,500-word literature review (Individual)30 05
One individual research poster (Individual)25 01, 04
15 minute oral research presentation (Group) based on internship experiences25 01, 02, 04
One 1,000-word individual internship reflection, and log book15 04

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Horton

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This class will be videoconferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
300-word internship statement, including research philosophy5 03
One 1,500-word literature review (Individual)30 05
One individual research poster (Individual)25 01, 04
15 minute oral research presentation (Group) based on internship experiences25 01, 02, 04
One 1,000-word individual internship reflection, and log book15 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Horton

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This class will be videoconferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
300-word internship statement, including research philosophy5 03
One 1,500-word literature review (Individual)30 05
One individual research poster (Individual)25 01, 04
15 minute oral research presentation (Group) based on internship experiences25 01, 02, 04
One 1,000-word individual internship reflection, and log book15 04

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Horton

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This class will be videoconferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
300-word internship statement, including research philosophy5 03
One 1,500-word literature review (Individual)30 05
One individual research poster (Individual)25 01, 04
15 minute oral research presentation (Group) based on internship experiences25 01, 02, 04
One 1,000-word individual internship reflection, and log book15 04

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Horton

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This class will be videoconferenced from Melbourne."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
300-word internship statement, including research philosophy5 03
One 1,500-word literature review (Individual)30 05
One individual research poster (Individual)25 01, 04
15 minute oral research presentation (Group) based on internship experiences25 01, 02, 04
One 1,000-word individual internship reflection, and log book15 04