RESEARCH THESIS/ OUTDOOR EDUCATION OR NATURE TOURISM HONOURS

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2018

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject students develop a research proposal to study a question in the field of outdoor education or nature tourism, conduct the study and prepare a report of the results.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDoing your research project: A guide for first-time researchers in education and social science. 4th ed.PreliminaryBell, J. (2005)BUCKINGHAM, UK: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS.
ReadingsThe art of case study research.PreliminaryStake, R. E. (1995)THOUSAND OAKS, CA: SAGE.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply academic research practices to the completion of an independent research project

Activities:
Supervisor consultation, independent research

02. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the relevant literature related to your topic

Activities:
Supervisor consultation, independent research

03. Demonstrate problem-solving and time-management practices in your project area

Activities:
Supervisor consultation, independent research

04. Develop and demonstrate sound academic writing practices through written presentation skills in reporting and discussing the outcomes of your research project

Activities:
Supervisor consultation, independent research

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Class requirements

Seminar
One 1.0 hours seminar per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
15,000-word research reportA graded assessment will be based on a 15,000-word research report assessed by two examiners. This subject will contribute 60% to the final determination of honours.100 01, 02, 03, 04