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Unit of Study SOC20001 - Doing Social Research (2015)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify an author's research question, primary methods and key findings in published research articles
2 compose a research question
3 construct a well-integrated literature review
4 construct valid interview and questionnaire questions
5 code data thematically and categorically
6 compile tables and graphs
7 write a research article.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify an author's research question, primary methods and key findings in published research articles
    • GA1:
  2. compose a research question
    • GA6:
  3. construct a well-integrated literature review
    • GA6:
  4. construct valid interview and questionnaire questions
    • GA6:
  5. code data thematically and categorically
    • GA3:
  6. compile tables and graphs
    • GA3:
  7. write a research article.
    • GA3:

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