RESEARCH REPORT

JRN5PER

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit suitably qualified students are provided with the opportunity to conduct detailed research on an approved topic within the broad field of Journalism Innovation. Students are expected to undertake independent research, with the assistance of a supervisor, which will lead to the production of a 6,000-word research report in which the findings of their work are communicated in accordance with the requirements of formal academic work.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNasya Bahfen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesParticipate in workshops by library for advanced research skills, use of online data bases and internet research skills, etc Reading, summary and analysis of reading, writing proposals and demonstrating the ability to formulate and apply appropriate research methods.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in Master of Journalism Innovation, Graduate Certificate in Journalism Innovation or Graduate Diploma in Journalism Innovation or Master of Communication (Journalism Innovation) or Graduate Diploma in Communication (Journalism Innovation). Requires Subject Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJRN5REP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Advanced Library Research Skills
02. Advanced Research methodologies for written thesis and creative practice
03. Advanced ability to reflect on and discuss theoretical practice of self and peers
04. Advanced ability to translate ideas from class discussion and individual research into written form
05. Advanced understanding of research methodologies for written and creative practice as research
06. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through critical and reflective thinking.
07. Recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues and life-long learning issues and apply local and international perspectives to theoretical research at an advanced level
08. Work independently and collaboratively on the development of a feasible research project at an advanced level

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasya Bahfen

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar every four weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 6,000-word research report

N/AReportIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasya Bahfen

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar every four weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 6,000-word research report

N/AReportIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8