Digital Research and Publishing (ARIN6912)


This unit introduces desktop and Internet skills for conducting research, managing peer review and publishing an online journal. It also addresses the wider social and epistemological transformations in cultural practices of knowledge generation, management and consumption associated with new technologies. It offers essential skills for all students interested in contemporary research and a reflexive view of the historical and cultural contexts of networked digital research technologies.

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1x2hr seminar/week


250wd Research Abstract (5%), 2x500wd Referee's Reports (20%), 1750wd Draft Article (5%), 2500wd Journal Article (40%), 500wd Presentation and report (20%), Seminar participation (10%)

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