RESEARCH THESIS/ OUTDOOR EDUCATION OR NATURE TOURISM HONOURS

OED4TON

2021

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesSupervisor Consultation. Independent research and written work that demonstrates the relevant critical skills and relevant concepts.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

The art of case study research.

Resource TypePrereading

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorStake, R. E.

Year1995

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTHOUSAND OAKS, CA: SAGE.

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Doing your research project: A guide for first-time researchers in education and social science

Resource TypePrereading

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBell, J.

Year2005

Edition/Volume4th ed

PublisherBUCKINGHAM, UK: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS.

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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. Apply academic research practices to the completion of an independent research project
02. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the relevant literature related to your topic
03. Demonstrate problem-solving and time-management practices in your project area
04. Demonstrate advanced writing skills to communicate the outcomes of the research project and identify strategies to improve practice.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 0 - 0
One 1.00 h seminar per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

15,000-word research report A 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.

N/AReportIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4