Building Dissertation 1
Assemble your understanding of research. Review evidence and apply reasoning. Outline structure and critical thinking for a proposal. Source and assess quantitative and qualitative data. Refer to case studies and interviews. Prepare for Dissertation 2.
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- 02 Mar 2020
- 31 Aug 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- develop and propose a research topic
- evaluate the existing body of knowledge
- design a research strategy informed by the literature and an understanding of research methodology.
- Introduction to Research
- Critical Thinking
- Developing the Research Proposal
- Reviewing the Literature
- Research Reasoning and Design
- Quantitative: Data and Analysis
- Sampling and Questionnaire Surveys
- Qualitative: Data and Analysis
- Case Studies and Interviews
- Preparing for the Next Stage: Dissertation
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
This subject will need to be taken at least 2 study periods prior to undertaking CME409 Building Dissertation 2 which should be the final (or at least 1 of the final) subjects you undertake in this Degree.
No special requirements
In this subject students will explore the research process applying critical thinking in research. Students will develop a research proposal and literature review, demonstrating reasoning in research. Students will apply relevant research methods In the management and analysis of research data.
*** In order to enrol in this subject, you must have been invited and accepted into the Honours Stream of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) degree. ***
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- Topic proposal (20%)
- Literature review (40%)
- Final Proposal (40%)
Textbooks are not required.
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