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Topics in research, history, philosophy, theory and practice. Topic emphasis and learning methods vary according to instructor and student interest.
|Paper title||Research Process|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
Semester 2 (Distance learning)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,113.72|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,177.04|
- 72 300-level MANT points
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- Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Annie Zhang
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught via lectures and workshops.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper should be able to
- Understand different research approaches, the nature of knowledge and the ways it is produced and interpreted
- Follow the argument of academic papers published in peer-reviewed journals written for an academic audience, and critically appreciate the research methods used to support these arguments
- Identify research managerial and research problems, justify research questions and develop research hypotheses
- Design and conduct a piece of research adopting a quantitative/qualitative approach
- Write a well-articulated and logically structured research paper