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COM427 Professional Workplace Research (Honours) (16)

Abstract

Individually supervised research during which students critically evaluate the practice of chosen arts practitioners in a selected professional workplace.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessionsHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment restrictions

Entry is restricted to students enrolled in the SVPA and Communications Honours courses.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to formulate appropriate topics and research questions
- have the knowledge and skills to undertake, document and evaluate research into a professional environment
- be able to critically evaluate the concerns, strategies and - processes of the field of study or professional area
- have the skills to undertake, document and evaluate research into the work of a selected practitioner
- be able to analyse the preparation, planning and implementation of professional roles
- have the ability to analyse the achievements of their chosen practitioner(s) in the light of their stated and unstated goals

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
dependent upon the area of specialisation negotiated between the student and their supervisor. Each student will however: - select a workplace and practitioners that fall within one of the specialist areas of communication and the performing arts offered in the undergraduate degrees - critically evaluate the concerns, strategies and processes of their chosen workplace and practitioners - employ appropriate research, documentation, evaluation and reporting processes - undertake analysis of the preparation, planning and implementation of professional roles - undertake analysis of the goals and achievements of a selected practitioner(s)

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Workplace Learning component. Please contact the subject coordinator for further information.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 20 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.