units

ATS4235

Faculty of Arts

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

School of Media, Film and Journalism

Coordinator(s)

Dr Daniel Black

Offered

Not offered in 2016

Synopsis

This unit introduces advanced students to an independent program of reading and reflection on research topics. Staff members advise, supervise, and support each enrolled student's chosen reading/research program. Students may develop a program of research reading or workshops on a chosen theoretical or empirical topic. Students may respond through research essay or performance in accordance with their discipline. The aim of the unit is to foster self-reliant research capacity and independent thinking and reflection.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to demonstrate enhanced capacity for independent research, thinking and program development.

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. A unit requires on average three/four 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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Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prohibitions

ATS4728
ATS4760
ATS4775
APG4423