SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH B

SWP5RSB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will explore the role and application of research in social work practice. By building on previous research education, this subject aims primarily to provide research skills and knowledge for direct application in social work practice.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah MacLean

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZSK, HZSKB, HZSKW, HZSKM, HZSKP and must have passed SWP3REA; OR must be admitted in course HMSK, HMSKB, HMSKW, HMSKM and no other prerequisite rule applies

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

Social Research Methods

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWalter, M.

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Social work research

Resource TypePrereading

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAlston, M & Bowles W

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherALLEN & UNWIN

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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. Identify and critically analyse the important steps in planning, designing and implementing a social work practice research study
02. Demonstrate knowledge of key qualitative and quantitative research methods for use in social work practice
03. Investigate and synthesise previous research in order to link a social work practice research question/hypotheses with appropriate designs and methods
04. Demonstrate a capacity to plan quantitative and qualitative research.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather Downey

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 33
Four 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Research literature review (1500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3
Research Plan (2500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Research question (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFiona Gardner

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 33
Four 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Research literature review (1500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3
Research Plan (2500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Research question (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah MacLean

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 33
Four 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Research literature review (1500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3
Research Plan (2500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Research question (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Mildura, 2021, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean MacDermott

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 33
Four 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Research literature review (1500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3
Research Plan (2500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Research question (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Shepparton, 2021, Week 30-34, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCorina Modderman

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 33
Four 7.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Research literature review (1500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3
Research Plan (2500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Research question (500 word equiv)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3