CCI501 Communication Research Strategies and Criticality (16)

This subject introduces students to contemporary communication research issues, foundational communication research and research design concepts, and information and other resources available to support researchers. Students conduct their own exploration to design a communication research study.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Bathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Communication and Creative Industries
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • demonstrate ability to critically evaluate abstract research principles and research methods applicable to the field of communication and communication learning
  • demonstrate ability to critically and systematically assess communication issues or problems and justify appropriate research strategies
  • demonstrate skills to design and present a research strategy for a complex contemporary communication question or problem.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Contemporary communication research issues
  • Resources available to support communication research
  • Foundational epistemological and theoretical concepts concerning inquiry
  • Research strategy concepts and principles
  • Principles for the ethical conduct of research
  • Concepts and protocols for professional and scholarly research design and presentation
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.