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ATS4653

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Beatrice Trefalt and Dr Sarah McDonald

Notes

Previously coded LLC4100(H)

Synopsis

This unit provides students with an introduction to research methods and theories in the Humanities. The unit requires students to address critically the theories and methods underpinning research in their own discipline of research, as well as developing their general research, argumentation and presentation skills

Objectives

On the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate critical reading and analysis skills
  2. provide a synthesis of diverse material on specific topics and an evaluation of their applicability to specific research projects
  3. Effectively use research tools such as databases
  4. Present the results of their research coherently and effectively, both in written and in oral forms

Assessment

Written (8000 words): 90%
Presentation (1000 words): 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Beatrice Trefalt

Contact hours

One 2-hour seminar per week

Prerequisites

Completion of a major

Co-requisites

Enrolment in Honours