Equips participants with the tools to identify and address fundamental questions concerning occupational therapy practice. Develops competencies in generating practice based evidence in order to better address the occupational performance needs of a variety of population groups and to guide assessment, intervention, policy development and clinical decision making.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||conceptualise and prioritise questions of critical concern to professional practice||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||comprehensively investigate research literature in order to understand and critically evaluate a topic of clinical interest||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||identify and defend a coherent framework for the conduct of evaluation||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||design a well integrated, effective, coherent and comprehensive methodological approach to addressing questions of critical concern||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|5||identify, respect and address the values and beliefs of all evaluation stakeholders in the design and implementation of an evaluation and consistent with professional standards of ethical conduct||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|6||prepare an evaluation proposal which is succinct, logical, unambiguous, compelling and well written and researched.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|7||evaluate research proposals and reports of professional peers consistent with peer review guidelines employed by academic journals and scholars in occupational therapy.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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