REHABILITATION RESEARCH DESIGN

PHE5RRD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, the primary aim is to prepare students to conduct a research project in the field of rehabilitation. Working with a supervising academic member of staff, the student develops his or her research skills and knowledge to the point where they are able to formulate an appropriate research question, conduct a research literature review, critically evaluate alternative research designs, appy basic concepts of data description and data analysis, identify the practical constraints and requirements of the rehabilitation project they have designed, identify ethical issues and deal with ethics committee requirements.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must complete one of the following subjects: PHE4HDD, PHE5HDD, PHE5HDE or PHE4HDE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Students should be able to analyse a research issue in rehabilitation and generate an appropriate research question.

Activities:
Discussion of the research project and development of a research question.

02. Analyse qualitative and quantitative data from research studies and report on the inferences drawn from the analysis.

Activities:
Analysis, reporting and appropriate graphing of data. Collection and analysis of qualitative data.

03. Critically evaluate research literature and alternative research designs to generate a design for a systematic, appropriate and ethical population health study.

Activities:
Discussion of research literature and research design. Support for development of a proposal.

04. Synthesise and report on findings.

Activities:
Discussion of outcomes from the research process.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Class requirements

Independent Research
One 3.0 hours independent research per week and delivered via blended.
"Individual project equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week and weekly contact with supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word data description and analysis30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2,500-word report70 01, 02, 03, 04

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Class requirements

Independent Research
One 3.0 hours independent research per week and delivered via blended.
"Individual project equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week and weekly contact with supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word data description and analysis30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2,500-word report70 01, 02, 03, 04