Warning! This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Special Requirements for more information.
Information Theory & Research
Look up the current leading theories and research about information management. Calculate ethical strategies for dealing with problems that can arise during the research phase.Structure a three-week practicum placement into your study workload.
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You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s); or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
PlacementDetails - There is a three-week full-time practicum placement attached to this unit. The placements are organised by Curtin University in accordance with guidelines. Information about practicums is available from the Curtin Practicum website
Students enrolled prior to 2015 in the Graduate Diploma Information & Library Studies and Graduate Diploma Records Management & Archives are required to complete this subject.
Coursework explores key theories and research in information management. The contribution of research to professional practice and scholarship; research methods; research techniques and tools, scholarly communication, and ethical considerations.
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