Provides students with the opportunity to engage in supervised research in a specific area, thereby gaining experience of the professional role of a researcher in allied health. The unit requires students to conduct an in-depth critique of the literature relevant to their Honours topic, and commence data collection and analysis associated with their Honours project. This unit is the third in the embedded Allied Health Honours stream.
Conducting a literature review
- Designing a literature search strategy
- Searching databases
- Critiquing the literature
- Synthesising the literature
- Writing a literature review
- Use of Endnote
- Data management and analysis – qualitative and quantitative
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||collect, assemble, analyse and interpret data related to the Honours research project||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||appraise, synthesize and critically review the literature relevant to the identified research question and emerging from the implementation of the research program including the methodology, collection, assembly and analysis of the research findings||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- Portney, L.G & Watkins, M.P., 2015, Foundations of clinical research: Application to practice, 4th edn, Pearson , Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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