Learn to monitor, analyse and evaluate a common process (or processes) relevant to their stream studies. (For the purpose of this unit, a "process" is defined as any distinct series of events or changes over a period of time, and which is directly related to the area of study).
There are 6 lessons in this module as follows:
1. Identifying research issues
2. Acquisition of technical information
3. Specialised research techniques
4. Research planning and designing
6. Conducting research
WHAT YOU WILL DO IN THIS COURSE
Evidence of your ability to collect, collate and interpret data and prepare reports in ways relevant to the work environment;
Ability to monitor and evaluate one’s own work in order to develop a responsible attitude to workplace performance and quality assurance;
Awareness of areas where there is a valid need for research which are relevant to area of study;
Ability to explain research methods, including experimental techniques, commonly used in the learner's area of study;
Understanding of the basic statistical methods used for research;
Ability to locate, collect and evaluate information for a specific research purpose;
Ability to prepare a research report in a format which conforms to normal industry procedures.