Research in Professional Practice in Construction
Manufacture a construction research project about a relevant industry topic. You’ll identify and find a solution to overcome a construction problem. Study management, sustainability and technology. Analyse your findings and produce a research report.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse the components of technical and scholarly reports
- assess and evaluate a practical problem that is relevant to today’s construction industry
- think critically and synthesise solutions to an identified practical problem.
- Research Methodology
- Other components of a Research Paper
- Critical Thinking in Research
- Library Workshop
- Endnote Library
- Case Studies
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Note: Level 4 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 3 subjects or relevant experience.
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as Construction Project.
Students will work on practical problems within the construction industry and develop / create dedicated technical solutions.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
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- Essay (25%)
- Group Report (25%)
- Report (50%)
Textbooks are not required.
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.