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Foundations of Research and Creative Inquiry (9437.2)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice



    This unit will introduce students to: foundational academic literacies; critical thinking; research; attitudes and attributes necessary for successful participation in professional fields and the use of divergent thinking to generate ideas and create solutions to problems.
    PLEASE NOTE: The online delivery mode of this unit is restricted to students enrolled in a full online course.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Map out their academic and professional trajectories over the next five years;

    2. Identify the key discipline-specific and generic skills, attitudes and abilities needed in their academic and professional lives over the next five years;

    3. Locate, assess, and make use of relevant information and research as part of a process of investigation;

    4. Analyse and evaluate complex academic texts;

    5. Generate ideas and problem solve using creative thinking methods;

    6. Develop and construct logical, well-grounded and persuasive arguments; and

    7. Communicate argument and analysis effectively in writing.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.





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