RESEARCH IN DENTISTRY

DEN3RID

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to the fundamentals of research in the health sciences. Students will learn the skills to acquire and appraise research and synthesise findings in order to implement evidence-based practice.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMohd Masood

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in course: HBOHSB and have passed DEN2MDA OR Must be enrolled in course: HZHSDD and must have passed DEN2MED and DEN2CGD and DEN2IDP and DEN2DPH

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain the major concepts of scientific enquiry.
02. Discuss the relationship between study design, analysis, interpretation and application to clinical issues.
03. Interpret qualitative and quantitative data and discuss their collection, analysis and display.
04. Frame a research problem and develop specific research questions.
05. Critically appraise research reports.
06. Propose a resolution to a clinical practice problem or issue based on analysis of research evidence.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMohd Masood

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake a total of 26 hours of interactive FTF classes throughout the year.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Students undertake 26 hours of online interactive lessons

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1000-word equivalent online assessment using weekly quiz

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

One individual 2,500-word assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One group-based 1,500 word assignment (500 words per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6