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Area/Catalogue
MATH 1071

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
158341

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

The course develops foundational knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods, evaluation of research and applying statistical applications to relevant research data for the purposes of future research.

Course content

Types and application of quantitative research method study designs; introduction to qualitative research method study designs; use of primary databases to access peer-reviewed scientific data; evaluation and critical appraisal of research data and reports; citing research; research proposal; understanding and performance of statistical analyses and interpreting results using SPSS software.

Textbook(s)

Vincent W & Weir J 2013, Statistics in kinesiology, 4th ed, Human Kinetics, Champaign

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 x 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 x 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Continuous assessment 1500 words 30% -
Research proposal 1500 words 30% -
Examination - 40% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 1500 words 30% -
Research proposal 1500 words 30% -
Examination - 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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