Professional Investigation and Research Methods (11674.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Design And The Built Environment||Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate, through written and verbal communication techniques, a critical understanding of the main approaches used in professional investigation and research activities;
2. Critically evaluate information from a range of sources to develop research questions;
3. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the fundamental epistemological, methodological, and ethical issues involved in undertaking investigation activities and research at the Honours level; and
4. Express professional knowledge, understanding, ideas, arguments and opinions with confidence and clarity; in both spoken and written form, with the effective use of relevant communication aids.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesStudents must have completed 48 credit points of the Bachelor of Building and Construction Management (Honours) or Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours) AND
8330 Digital Environment OR 11624 BE Digital Techniques 01: Fundamentals.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Dr Julian Raxworthy|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||31 July 2023||On-Campus||Dr Henry Liu|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||29 July 2024||On-Campus||Dr Larry Hu|
The necessary readings will be supplied via the Canvas site.
To gain the most out of this unit it is recommended that you attend all sessions (lectures plus tutorial) in each week. It is also expected that you will actively participate in discussion in the lectures and tutorial. Moreover, attending the Week 12 and 13 classes to help with peer review activities is expected.
Students who attend campus for class or other purposes must play their part in keeping our campus and community safe by following these basic guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission:
- Practise good hand hygiene, washing hands regularly;
- If you do happen to cough or sneeze, please do so into the crook of your elbow, dispose of tissues immediately and wash hands immediately
- Practise effective physical distancing;
- Follow all directions of teaching and other UC staff regarding safety measures;
- Stay off campus if you are unwell and get tested according to ACT Government guidelines, and
- Follow University communications about campus arrangements https://www.canberra.edu.au/coronavirus-advice.
Required IT skills
Common IT skills, such as writing a report electronically and using web browsers are required.
Work placement, internships or practicums