INFO803 – Research Proposal

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Module code
INFO803
Module title
Research Proposal
Prescription
Students will develop a proposal for Level 9 information technology research, including an application for ethical approval.
Programmes
  • BI1704
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
48
Self directed hours
102
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Critically analyse research literature related to a specific information technology research project.
Develop and justify a research proposal for a specific IT applied research project
Content
• Locating and reviewing research literature
• Systematic literature review
• Research strategy/design
• Developing research proposals
• Research hypotheses and questions
• Data collection and analysis methods
• Reliability and validity
• Potential ethical issues in research
• Institutional requirements for approval of research (including ethics)
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but are not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, group activities, face-to-face and online activities.
Assessment Criteria
In order to receive a passing grade, students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests and achieve 50% overall for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Wintec Learning Management Systems, Computer Laboratory

Required Text:
An extended reference list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module which will be updated as required