MEDIA507-23A (HAM)

Theory and Research in Action

30 Points

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Division of Arts Law Psychology & Social Sciences
School of Arts
Screen and Media Studies

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What this paper is about

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This paper involves students undertaking a small research project as a means of exploring some aspect of media analysis, media engagement or reflection on production methods or techniques. It is complementary to MEDIA 501, Critical and Creative Approaches to Research, in the sense that students are able to apply what they have learned in their own project.
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How this paper will be taught

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Students will investigate a media-based research project. Typical forms may include: textual analysis, ethnography, secondary research or audience research.The project is expected to be of a high standard, ideally working toward public presentation (conference) or publication.

This paper is designed to allow students to plan and develop a research project that adequately addresses a topic of their choice. In so doing, students will apply existing media studies knowledge and further develop skills that will be useful for further media-related study and employment. Students are encouraged to use this paper to develop disciplinary specific analytical and research design skills, as well as those of necessary for fluency of written expression and public communication.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • demonstrate critical thought in planning and executing research
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  • devise a robust project of a high standard
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  • engage with the ethics process
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  • show an ability to identify and plan appropriate methodologies
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  • show their understanding of the research process
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Assessments

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How you will be assessed

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All items of assessment are internally assessed and details are provided below.

You will devise and produce outputs negotiated with your Supervisor.

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Final Submission
8 Jun 2023
5:00 PM
100
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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