Units of Study

HRTD6902 - Human Rights/Democratisation Research

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elisabeth Maria Valiente-Riedl
Phone: +61 2 9351 4185
Email: elisabeth.valiente-riedl@sydney.edu.au

Description

Using a case study approach, this unit provides students with the ability to understand and judiciously utilise a range of research methods relevant to human rights and democratisation, with a particular focus on fieldwork and interviewing. It provides students with information literacy with respect to key sources of information in these fields. It also focuses on the production of effective research for advocacy purposes. All students will produce a research proposal that can be utilised in further study.

Assessments

1500wd essay (30%) and 2500wd research proposal (50%) and 1000wd equivalent research practicum (20%)

Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

HRTD6902

   

Lecture

Presentation 1

   
1 This class runs from Week 7 to Week 8

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

HRTD6902

   

Presentation 2

   
2 This class runs from Week 7 to Week 8

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney

HRTD6902 - Human Rights/Democratisation Research

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elisabeth Maria Valiente-Riedl
Phone: +61 2 9351 4185
Email: elisabeth.valiente-riedl@sydney.edu.au

Description

Using a case study approach, this unit provides students with the ability to understand and judiciously utilise a range of research methods relevant to human rights and democratisation, with a particular focus on fieldwork and interviewing. It provides students with information literacy with respect to key sources of information in these fields. It also focuses on the production of effective research for advocacy purposes. All students will produce a research proposal that can be utilised in further study.

Assessments

1500wd essay (30%) and 2500wd research proposal (50%) and 1000wd equivalent research practicum (20%)

Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney