THESIS PREPARATION

NSG4NTP

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students are provided with a forum to explore research methodologies while assisting them to select a topic and a framework for their research. Students are also provided with an opportunity to defend and refine their plan for the research project. Students are required to attend regular research seminars designed to provide peer and academic support and guidance. Regular contact with the project supervisor is required.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMuhammad Rahman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG4RHP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNursing and Midwifery research: Methods and appraisal for evidence-based practice (4th ed.)PrescribedScheider, Z., Whitehead, D. Elliot, D., Lobiando-Wood, G., and Haber, J. (eds)SYDNEY:MOSBY ELSEVIER (2011)

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop the skills to identify and structure a range of research questions.

Activities:
Face to face seminars, online learning and assessments

02. Identify theoretical or conceptual framework for your research

Activities:
Face to face seminars, online learning and assessments

03. Develop fundamental skills for critical appraisal of the literature

Activities:
Face to face seminars, online learning and assessments

04. Justify decisions about choices between different forms of sampling, recruitment, data collection and analytic techniques. Justify and defend your proposed study

Activities:
Face to face seminars, online learning and assessments

05. Recognize the ethical issues related to consent, confidentiality, burden versus gain

Activities:
Face to face seminars, online learning and assessments

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Three 3.0 hours seminar per study period from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via video conference.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 3,000-word written assessment60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one presentation using specified media (equivalent 1,500-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Three 3.0 hours seminar per study period from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 3,000-word written assessment60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one presentation using specified media (equivalent 1,500-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Ellis

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Three 3.0 hours seminar per study period from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 3,000-word written assessment60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one presentation using specified media (equivalent 1,500-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05