RESEARCH DESIGN IN COMMUNICATION DISORDERS AND SWALLOWING
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Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will build on their foundation knowledge about research design, statistics and evidence based practice. Students will apply their knowledge to designing and writing a research protocol. Students design a robust, feasible study that may be implemented and then written up as a thesis in HCS5HDA, HCS5HDB (following year). Students gain practical experience of designing and presenting a novel research study, under close supervision of an academic staff member. Students also develop skills in structuring a logical argument, writing clearly and analysing data and in the oral presentation of a research proposal.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Oates
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites HCS4RSP & HCS5EPS
Special conditions Students are required to obtained a B average for all 3rd (or Masters Year 1) subjects and a B grade or higher for HCS4RSP.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Foundations of clinical research - applications to practice||Recommended||Portney, L & Watkins, M 2009||3RD EDN, PEARSON EDUCATION, NEW JERSEY.|
|Readings||Handbook for allied health researchers||Recommended||Perry A, Morris M, & Cotton S. 2009||MENZIES FOUNDATION, AUSTRALIA, EAST MELBOURNE.|
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