SSEH4602 Research Methods
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours core unit in Sport Science, Exercise and Health [Bachelor of Science (Honours)]
- This unit gives an overview of the conceptual aspects of the research process as it functions in the field of sport and exercise science and assists in the development of a research proposal.
- Students are able to (1) know and understand concepts fundamental to the research process, scientific methodology, integration of experiment and design and the breadth of scientific approaches in human movement; (2) critically evaluate methodologies described in the extant literature and use of library resources to facilitate the research presentations and presentation skills; (3) communicate research interests; (4) appreciate the dynamic nature and human nature of science; (5) appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of human movement; and (6) understand ethical issues inherent in conducting research.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) end-of-semester examination; (2) lecture quizzes; and (3) oral presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Michael Rosenberg
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport Science, Exercise and Health;
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520)
- Contact hours
- lectures: 2 hours per week; labs: 1 hour per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.