Research Methods (ISCG8024)

Level: 
8
Credits: 
30 (0.25 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To provide students with a framework for applied research through examining research methods and preparing research proposals in information technology areas.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Master of Computing or the Postgraduate Diploma in Computing programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

Establish the basic requirements for research and identify research problems,
search, analyse, critique and synthesise literature / information pertaining to a potential research topic,
determine the steps involved in developing a research proposal (identify an area, formulate a research problem, select a solution procedure, design an experiment, address ethical concerns, develop and defend a proposal),
experiment with the various techniques used for analysing quantitative and qualitative observations to establish their appropriateness and limitations,
use a critique of other proposals to improve the initial draft research proposal; determine the content and appropriate style of presentation together with tools used for presenting results.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1403

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
10 Mar 18 - 10 Mar 18 ComputingSaturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
11 Mar 18 - 11 Mar 18 ComputingSunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
24 Mar 18 - 24 Mar 18 ComputingSaturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
25 Mar 18 - 25 Mar 18 ComputingSunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
21 Apr 18 - 21 Apr 18 ComputingSaturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
22 Apr 18 - 22 Apr 18 ComputingSunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
19 May 18 - 19 May 18 ComputingSaturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
20 May 18 - 20 May 18 ComputingSunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
23 Jun 18 - 23 Jun 18 ComputingSaturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
24 Jun 18 - 24 Jun 18 ComputingSunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)

Class: 5233

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
21 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18 ComputingSaturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
22 Jul 18 - 22 Jul 18 ComputingSunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Sunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
18 Aug 18 - 18 Aug 18 ComputingSaturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
19 Aug 18 - 19 Aug 18 ComputingSunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Sunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Sunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
15 Sep 18 - 15 Sep 18 ComputingSaturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
16 Sep 18 - 16 Sep 18 ComputingSunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Sunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
13 Oct 18 - 13 Oct 18 ComputingSaturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
14 Oct 18 - 14 Oct 18 ComputingSunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Sunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
10 Nov 18 - 10 Nov 18 ComputingSaturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Saturday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Saturday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
11 Nov 18 - 11 Nov 18 ComputingSunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Sunday11:00 - 13:30 Mt Albert (183-1002)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1001)
Sunday08:30 - 11:00 Mt Albert (183-1002)

Class: 5820

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
19 Aug 17 - 19 Aug 17 ComputingSaturday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
20 Aug 17 - 20 Aug 17 ComputingSunday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
16 Sep 17 - 16 Sep 17 ComputingSaturday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
17 Sep 17 - 17 Sep 17 ComputingSunday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
14 Oct 17 - 14 Oct 17 ComputingSaturday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
15 Oct 17 - 15 Oct 17 ComputingSunday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
11 Nov 17 - 11 Nov 17 ComputingSaturday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
12 Nov 17 - 12 Nov 17 ComputingSunday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
22 Jul 17 - 22 Jul 17 ComputingSaturday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Saturday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)
23 Jul 17 - 23 Jul 17 ComputingSunday15:00 - 17:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Sunday12:30 - 15:00 Mt Albert (183-2104)

Class: 5821. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of Master of Computing, Postgraduate Diploma in Computing.

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