Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:May, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is offered as an on-campus 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.
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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.
CoordinatorDr Emmaline Bexley
Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Phone: +61 3 8344 8436
‘Indigenous Research’ is the core subject in the Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research (ProfCertIR), and is offered as a week-long on-campus intensive.
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.
To provide a cohort experience and supportive learning environment for students engaged in Indigenous research, with the opportunity to establish ongoing professional networks.
1. Two individual 20 minute oral presentations to be delivered during the teaching period, of which only the second one is marked.
2. One 1,500 word reflective journal, due at the completion of the teaching period (10%, hurdle requirement).
3. A written assignment of 5,000 words, due three months after the teaching period (70%).
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A subject reader will be made available prior to the course, and is expected to be referred to in the first oral presentation.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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RHD candidates completing this subject will be able to:
Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Research and Leadership |
Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research
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