CRITIQUING RESEARCH LITERATURE
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you learn how to critically review research literature, focusing on research methods, ethics and study findings or results. Through building skills in critical evaluation of research methods and results you will be able to compare papers relevant to a given topic and assess their suitability and relevance to specific problems. You will learn to judge whether research studies are appropriately designed to address the problems that they aim to solve or explore.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorJo Spong
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesYou will participate in summative and formative activities including online lectures, reflective activities, participation with peers, analysisof journal articles, online quizzes, written assessments and an oral presentation.
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Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
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On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJo Spong
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.
Comparative analysis of methods used in research reports.
Appraisal of ethics justification and approach used in research report.
Comparative analysis and summary of research findings across different research studies.