Team up with your peers on a group project. Explore research techniques and tools that can help solve problems in a real-world information storage scenario. Propose your own research approach. Question how research ethics might impact your work
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Assumes substantial prior knowledge. If you have not completed all Level 1 and Level 2 Information Studies subjects & want to enrol in this subject, email Degree Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Coursework explores key theories and research in information studies. The contribution of research to professional practice and scholarship. Information behaviour and information retrieval research in relation to informing the development of information systems and services. Research methods, techniques and tools used in information studies. Evidence based practice. Ethical considerations in research.
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