RESEARCH IN ACTION

HMK2RIA

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

How do you go about collecting, analysing and interpreting data? Now that you have designed and received approval for your research projects developed in Research by Design (HMD2RBD), it is time to put your research skills into action. In Research in Action you will build and practise your research and leadership skills by completing your Hallmark research project and an internship. As part of your transformation into our future researchers you will learn how to communicate your research finding to an academic audience and create an online academic profile. You will also be introduced to the challenges of applying for funding including tips and tricks for preparing grant applications.

SchoolLa Trobe Learning & Teaching

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HMK2RBD

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. Plan and manage a research project that is consistent with relevant regulatory frameworks (eg Human ethics)

Activities:
Project planning and reporting for ethics

02. Employ effective teamwork to conduct a research project under limited supervision.

Activities:
Research projects - design and data collection and analysis

03. Find, collect and analyse data for a research project.

Activities:
Research projects - design and data collection and analysis

04. Formulate and disseminate group research to an academic audience in a short oral presentation and poster.

Activities:
Research posters and 15 minute group presentations

05. Meet project milestones and provide a detailed final report

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

06. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills

Activities:
Research reports, reflection, posters and oral presentations

07. Critically contextualise and evaluate research findings

Activities:
Research reports, research presentation

08. Independently source, plan and complete a research/industry internship

Activities:
Internship reflection

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2,000-word group research paper35 01, 03, 05, 06, 07
One individual research poster presentation25 03, 05, 06, 07
One 1,000-word individual internship reflection15 06, 08
15 minute group research presentation25 01, 02, 03, 04, 06

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHannah Schurholz

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2,000-word group research paper35 01, 03, 05, 06, 07
One individual research poster presentation25 03, 05, 06, 07
One 1,000-word individual internship reflection15 06, 08
15 minute group research presentation25 01, 02, 03, 04, 06