The Honours Skills and Research Methods Workshop will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions and a one day workshop. Each week a sociological or criminological staff member with expertise in a particular method of data collection and/or analysis will give a forty minute presentation. This will be followed by a discussion session. There will also be a set reading each week that students need to read before the seminar. Students will be required to write a 2500 word critical piece about the research method they have selected for their own honours project. They will also give a ten minute class presentation about the strengths and weaknesses of the method they have selected and explain why it is suitable for their intended research project.
|Unit name||Skills and Research Methods Workshop|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Weekly 2 hour video linked seminars weeks 4-9 and a full day workshop held in Launceston and Hobart.
Oral presentation of research methods; and one major assignment (2,500 words)
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