ADVANCED RESEARCH SKILLS

HUS5ADR

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

 Students will utilise internet search engines and other library resources to develop a bibliography of relevant literature.  They will develop study and writing skills by critically analysing the literature in an extended essay.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission to a Masters or Honours program within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences or the permission of the Director of Coursework Masters.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and utilise a range of strategies to locate resources, including catalogues and internet search engines

Activities:
Identify and elaborate a research topic and prepare a bibliography of the literature relevant to the research topic
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Use a bibliographic database to store and organise references and generate bibliographies

Activities:
Store the references identified on a bibliographic database system and use that system to generate the bibliography accompanying the major assignment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Write a substantial review of professional and scientific literature that synthesises and analyses the sources in order to identify major themes, issues and trends in scholarship

Activities:
Write an annotated bibliography and review of literature review relevant to the research topic.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 15 - 15
One 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via video conference.

Block Mode Week: 19 - 19
One 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 19 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Seven 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x 1500 word bibliographic assignment40 01, 02
1 x 3500 word literature review50 02, 03
4 x 100 word online quizzes10 01, 02

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 15 - 15
One 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Block Mode Week: 15 - 15
One 7.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 15 and delivered via video conference.

Block Mode Week: 19 - 19
One 2.0 hours block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This class will be taught for all students in the City Campus, Melbourne CBD"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 20
Seven 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x 1500 word bibliographic assignment40 01, 02
1 x 3500 word literature review50 02, 03
4 x 100 word online quizzes10 01, 02