Research in the Creative Industries (ICIB8072)
- 15 (0.125 EFTS)
- To provide both a documentation and record of understanding of research methodological practice for collaborative creative arts practice, which incorporates a demonstrated understanding of the theories and methodologies of key practitioners/theorists associated with a specialist study area. This course is designed to enable students with a methodological foundation with which to design, implement, and analyse research projects in a variety of contexts.
- Pre-requisites / Co-requisites:
- Students must be admitted to the Master of Creative Practice programme or the Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice programme or the Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice programme to enrol in this course.
- Topics include:
Topics may include
Definitions and philosophical underpinnings of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research methodologies
Positivist, interpretivist, critical, and post-modern research traditions
Research approaches to collaborative creative industriy practice
Research methods include grounded theory, depth interviewing, memory work, discourse analysis, focus groups, survey methodology and questionnaires,
observational techniques, and experimental and multi-method approaches, such as action research
Research methods, data collection, data analysis
Research project rationale and aims and research questions
Research project topic identification, selection, refinement and justification
The philosophy of research
Validity, reliability and triangulation
Writing the research proposal
- 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.
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Class: 5930. This timetable is currently unavailable.
- Note: This course is offered as part of Master of Creative Practice, Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice, Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice.