Course Title: Industry Research Project 3

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: OENG5193

Course Title: Industry Research Project 3

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:engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Mr. Leon Mattatia
Tel: +61 3 9925 4668
Email: leon.mattatia@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 120

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

EB020 Report Writing & Presentation Skills for Managers

Course Description

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 120 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:

VBH634 Industry Research Project 3


Learning Outcomes


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.


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for this course is detailed below:

WeekTopics DeliveredLearning Outcomes
1Introduction and overview of the subject, discussion of assessment, resources available1
2Student research, planning and identification of the project topic.1
3Student research, planning and identification of the project topic.1
4Student research, planning and identification of the project topic.1
5Student research, planning and identification of the project topic., Commencement of investigation work.by student1, 2
6Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.2, 3
7Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.2, 3
8Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.2, 3
9Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.2, 3
10Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.2, 3
11Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.2, 3
12Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.2, 3
13Student Mentoring - student to work on the project; preparation of project presentation & report.2, 3
14Project Presentations by students2, 3, 4
15Project Presentations by students2, 3, 4
16Student Mentoring and feedback to students to fine tune and finalize the project; completion of final report.2, 3, 4 & 5
17Final Mentoring Session and submission of Final Research Report2, 3, 4 & 5

Please note: Students are required to work on their Research Projects for the hours not listed in teaching schedule.
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

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


Assessment Tasks

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 Matrix

Assessment TasksLearning Outcomes
1. Project Presentation1, 2, 3, 4
2. Final Research Report1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Other Information

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 30 hours outside the class time.

Study and learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you.
 

Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
Maths and science developmental support and advice
English language development

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit

Late submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and
lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.


The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.


Special consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=riderwtscifm to find more information about special consideration

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

Please refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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