Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is offered as a residential intensive at a fully resourced conference facility. Students will not incur any costs for venue, accommodation or food.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 5-Day Intensive (Lectures, seminars, workshops, focus groups) |
Total Time Commitment: 240 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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 subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Christine Asmar
ContactMurrup Barak – Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development
Old Physics Building (Bldg 128)
The University of Melbourne VIC 3010
Tel: (03) 9035 8806 / 8344 7722
Fax: (03) 9347 5487
Mrs Elizabeth (Liz) Dent
Manager, Academic Programs Office
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||‘Indigenous Research’ is the core subject in the Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research (ProfCertIR) to be offered in 2012 as a week-long on-campus intensive Summer School prior to Semester I. |
In this subject, ‘Indigenous research’ includes not only research by Indigenous individuals, but also research on Indigenous topics. The subject explores research and develops research skills from an Indigenous perspective, covering: selecting and refining a thesis topic; research design, methods and methodology; reviewing the literature; ethical issues in Indigenous research; intellectual property and copyright; establishing effective relationships with supervisors; managing scholarly information; Indigenous archival research; qualitative and quantitative data collection, analysis and presentation; and planning and writing a thesis.
The subject is taught in a mixed mode of seminars, case studies, and group activities, with an emphasis on collaborative learning and team-based problem solving. The format is interactive, with each session facilitated by an academic leader and/or panel of academics. Students engage in a range of activities, including structured reflection, academic writing, and formal verbal presentations. Students’ assessment tasks relate directly to their own research.
Upon satisfactory completion of the core subject, students are awarded a Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research, which will give them 25 credit points towards the Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Research and Leadership.
|Objectives:||To provide a cohort experience and supportive learning environment for students engaged in Indigenous research, with the opportunity to establish ongoing professional networks. |
To build research capacity within the cohort by means of providing accessible and culturally sensitive Indigenous research training.
To enable Research Higher Degree (RHD) candidates to:
1. Two individual 20 minute oral presentations to be delivered during the intensive program, of which only the second one is marked.
2. One 1,500 word reflective journal (hurdle requirement) due at the completion of the intensive (10%).
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be made available prior to the course, and is expected to be referred to in the first oral presentation.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||RHD candidates completing this subject will be able to: |
|Notes:||Subject Dates: 13th - 17th February, 2012|
Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Research and Leadership |
Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research
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