RESEARCH METHODS AND STATISTICS FOR SPEECH PATHOLOGY

HCS4RSP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will continue to develop the ability to evaluate and apply research evidence specific to the speech pathology field. Students are introduced to the basic principles of research methods and statistics in speech pathology. Furthermore, students will develop the ability to appraise core research principles, and learn how to apply these principles to their every day clinical practice.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShane Erickson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed HLT2IEP, or require Graduate Entry Master of Speech Pathology course coordinator approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFoundations of clinical research: applications to practice, 3rd edn.PrescribedPortney, L & Watkins M 2009PEARSON PRENTICE HALL. USA: NEW JERSEY.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 10-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBernice Mathisen

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 24
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 24
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word indivdual written assignment.20
One 1.5-hour examination.60
One 12-minute mini-test in the of Weeks: 3,4,6,7,8,9,11,12.20

Melbourne, 2014, Week 10-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShane Erickson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 24
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 24
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 24 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word indivdual written assignment.20
One 1.5-hour examination.60
One 12-minute mini-test in the of Weeks: 3,4,6,7,8,9,11,12.20