Course Title: Industry Research Project 1
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2014
Course Code: OENG5191
Course Title: Industry Research Project 1
School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6016 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Principal Technical Officer)
Course Contact : Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Mr. Leon Mattatia
Tel: +61 3 9925 4668
Nominal Hours: 40
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
 EB020 Report Writing & Presentation Skills for Managers
The purpose of this module is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to undertake industry based research. The module also assists in drawing together the studies that have been undertaken within the Advanced Diploma program. This Industry Research project has a nominal duration of 40 hours and as such, should have a level of complexity and/or detail commensurate with the allocated time.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
VBG879 industry research project
On completion of this module the learner should be able to:
1. Plan a research project
2. Apply appropriate investigation techniques
3. Analyse data generated by research
4. Identify conclusions/outcomes of research
5. Present final report in appropriate format
Details of Learning Activities
Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, tutorials, group/individual work on projects, site visits and interaction with individuals and groups as required.
The proposed teaching schedule for this course is detailed below:
|Week||Topics Delivered||Learning Outcomes|
|1||Introduction and overview of the subject, discussion of assessment, resources available||1|
|2||Student research, planning and identification of the project topic.||1|
|3||Student research, planning and identification of the project topic.||1|
|4||Student research, planning and identification of the project topic.||1|
|5||Student research, planning and identification of the project topic., Commencement of investigation work.by student||1, 2|
|6||Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.||2, 3|
|7||Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.||2, 3|
|8||Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.||2, 3|
|9||Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.||2, 3|
|10||Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.||2, 3|
|11||Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.||2, 3|
|12||Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.||2, 3|
|13||Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.||2, 3|
|14||Project Presentations by students||2, 3, 4|
|15||Project Presentations by students||2, 3, 4|
|16||Student Mentoring and feedback to students to fine tune and finalize the project; completion of final report.||2, 3, 4 & 5|
|17||Final Mentoring Session and submission of Final Research Report||2, 3, 4 & 5|
Please note: Students are required to work on their Research Projects for the hours not listed in teaching schedule.
Class notes on S Drive and Blackboard
S:\Mechanical & Manufacturing Students\OENG5191-3- Industry Research Project 2014
Overview of Assessment
The assessment for this module will consist of the following:
 1 x written industry based project proposal
 1 x project activities diary
 1 x major industry research project report and presentation
In order to pass this subject, you are required to complete the following assessments :
1. Project Presentation - 20%
2. Final Research Report together with Project Activities Diary - 80%
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
|1. Project Presentation||1, 2, 3, 4|
|2. Final Research Report||1, 2, 3, 4 and 5|
Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, project work, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 10 hours outside the class time.
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