Development of a foundation knowledge and understanding of forms of knowledge, research and evaluation processes, research approaches and designs, research methodologies and methods, data management and analysis, effective dissemination of findings, and application of evidence to health care practice.
Epistemology and forms of enquiry
Evaluation processes and evidence based strategies
Qualitative, quantitative, triangulation and mixed-method research approaches and their methodologies and methods
Descriptive and inferential statistics, data management and analysis
Research proposal and report writing skills
Evaluation and dissemination of research findings
Evaluation and application of evidence to practice and policy
Ethics and law surrounding research and evaluation
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||critically examine selected conceptual and philosophical dimensions of research and evidence practice in the health professions||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|2||discuss the research process and the elements of research design||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
|3||critically examine the role of quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method research methods for conducting health research||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|4||discuss the ethical and other issues related to conducting health research||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
|5||demonstrate basic data management, analysis and interpretation skills||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|6||prepare the basic research proposal components and demonstrate scholarly writing skills||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
|7||evaluate and disseminate research findings and apply them to practice.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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