Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
CoordinatorDr Christine Asmar & A/Professor Jane Freemantle
Dr Christine Asmar
Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Tel: 8344 0203
A/Professor Jane Freemantle
Centre for Health & Society and Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9164
Centre for Indigenous Education
Tel: 8344 0451
|Course Overview:||The Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research Training and Practices (GCIRTP) introduces research and research training from an indigenous perspective. In doing so it covers: the principles and practices of getting started and finished; selecting and refining a thesis topic; research design and methodology; research access and ethics; library search skills; IP/Copyright; building research networks; establishing effective relationships with supervisors; building research skills; scholarly information and research data management; research grants; collection, analysis and presentation of data; and report and thesis writing. The course will be taught through a mixed mode of seminars, lectures, workshops and case studies, with an emphasis on collaborative learning and team-based problem solving. The format is very interactive with each session being facilitated by an academic leader supported by a panel of academics, who share their experiences, pose questions and engage the students in a range of problem solving activities. At the completion of this 25-point compulsory subject students will be awarded a Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research Training and Practices, which will give them 25 credit points towards the Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Research Training and Practices.|
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||5 day residential intensive. Students will be required to enrol in one 25-point subject.|
|Subject Options:|| Students are required to enrol in the following subject: |
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
|Entry Requirements:||The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue successfully the course using the following criteria: |
The Selection Committee may conduct interviews or may call for referee reports to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website.
|Graduate Attributes:||This program provides opportunities for indigenous research higher degrees candidates to demonstrate and further extend the following qualities and skills: |
|Generic Skills:||Indigenous RHD candidates who complete the GCIRTP will be able to: |
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