units

ETC4860

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Econometrics and Business Statistics
OfferedClayton Full year 2015 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Xueyan Zhao

Synopsis

Topics for seminar presentation are selected in consultation with the coordinator. A list of possible topics will be distributed but students are encouraged to propose subjects of interest to them, based in their own discipline. Students present one paper, act as formal discussant on another, and are expected to engage in discussion of others.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop the skills to present an area of research in the discipline of econometrics or statistics in a non-technical manner, both written and oral
  2. grow in ability to ask and address critical questions about research.

Assessment

Within semester assessment : 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average six/eight hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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