This unit is offered ideally as a follow up to ACG 6021 Research Methodology and ACG 6022 Research project (run concurrently in Semester 1) or at a minimum as a follow up to ACG 5012 Approaches to Research.
It is run across 12 weeks in semester 2 and includes tutorial/seminar attendance, whilst preparing research findings for communication to a variety of audiences (- ie an interview with the media, presentation to a client and paper at a student research conference). In this unit students further build on and consolidate research skills developed in ACG 6022 Research project and ACG6021 Research methodologies, and ACG5212 Approaches to Research, focussing on presentational skills in a range of formats for a variety or audiences and stakeholders.
Students must complete the equivalent of at least 8 units from the postgraduate program in Communication or Digital Media before undertaking this unit
There are no co requisites
|1.||Propose and position their work within a broader field of research, and frame its outcomes relative to academic and/or industry research agendas;|
|2.||Critically evaluate their own work and the research of others;|
|3.||Understand the research process from proposal to publication and beyond;|
|4.||Confidently and ably communicate their ideas orally and in writing to a variety of audiences|
|5.||Understand the ways by which communications research is produced, and its actual and potential contributions to society;|
|Presentation||Conference paper presentation (abstract, final paper and presentation itself)||30%|
|Portfolio||See options above||50%|
|Exercise||Students participate in 6 short online activities||20%|
Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success.
Belcher, Wendy L. 2009
Thousand Oaks, Calif: SAGE Publications
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