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Module Code - Title:

EQ4907 - PROJECT 1 (EQUINE SCIENCE)

Year Last Offered:

2021/2

Hours Per Week:

Lecture

7

Lab

0

Tutorial

0

Other

1

Private

5

Credits

6

Grading Type:

N

Prerequisite Modules:

Rationale and Purpose of the Module:

The Project 1 Module is prequisite for Project 2 module and forms a core part of the BSc (Equine Science) Degree programme

Syllabus:

Introduction to the project; definition of its purpose, scope, requisites. Introduction to methodologies for undertaking primary and secondary research. Development of initial thesis and research design; directives for refining the initial research idea and for conducting research. Development of a literature review and outline of materials and methods relevant to a specific research project

Learning Outcomes:

Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis)

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: Identify literature relevant to the selected research project. Define a research topic. Interpret and review the literature relevant to the research task

Affective (Attitudes and Values)

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: Value the significance of the contribution of research to solving problems.

Psychomotor (Physical Skills)

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to: Deliver analysis of scientific research papers to peers Organise and present in written format the relevant research findings Compile and submit a literature and outline of materials and methods review relevant to their own particular project

How the Module will be Taught and what will be the Learning Experiences of the Students:

Lectures, seminars and tutorials

Research Findings Incorporated in to the Syllabus (If Relevant):

As appropriate

Prime Texts:

Hart, Chris (2002) Doing a Literature Review , Sage, London

Other Relevant Texts:

Frazer, L and Lawley, M (2000) Questionnaire Design and administration , New York: Wiley

Programme(s) in which this Module is Offered:

Semester - Year to be First Offered:

Autumn - 08/09

Module Leader:

bridget.younge@ul.ie