The aim of this unit is to:
Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to:
– Learning and teaching structures, content, assessment and key generic skills.
|Activity||Total Hours||Hours per Week||Teaching Period Weeks|
|Lectures||24 Hours||2 to 4 hours||Weeks 1 to 10|
Lectures and discussions: 4 hours per week for 6+ weeks in the teaching period (lecture notes etc. are available on Blackboard)
In a semester, you should normally expect to spend, on average, twelve and a half hours of total time (formal contact time plus independent study time) a week on a 12.5 credit point unit of study for the entire semester.
|Tasks and Details||Individual or Group||Weighting||Unit Learning Outcomes that this assessment task relates to the topics|
|Project problem oral presentation||Individual||20%||1,4|
|Final written project||Individual||60%||All|
Minimum requirements to pass this Unit
As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all Unit Learning Outcomes to a minimum standard, a student must achieve:
Students who do not successfully achieve hurdle requirement (ii) will receive a maximum of 44% as the total mark for the unit and will not be eligible for a conceded pass.
During this unit, students will receive feedback on the following key generic skills:
– Resources and reference material.
Resources and reference material
Sufficient learning material will be given in the class and distributed via Blackboard.
Leedy, P. D. and Ormrod, J. E. (2013). Practical Research – Planning and Design, 11th ed., Prentice Hall