ORTHOPTICS RESEARCH PROJECT

ORT5ORP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be provided with the skills necessary to systematically review scientific evidence to inform clinical decisions in orthoptic and ophthalmic practice. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of research through participation in the process of inquiry and will be involved in problem formulation, research design, data collection and synthesis and the critical appraisal of literature. Students will also consider the clinical relevance of outcomes and the ethics of research.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZVSO or HMORT and must have passed (ORT4CLA or ORT5CLA) and (ORT4OMR or [ORT5OMT and ORT5LVR]) and (ORT4INC or ORT5INC) and ORT4EYS

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. Critically reflect on literature relating to professional orthoptic practice.
02. Plan and execute substantial projects of relevance to the field of orthoptic practice.
03. Generate and evaluate evidence-based hypotheses of relevance to the field of orthoptic practice
04. Communicate coherent and sustained arguments in relation to orthoptic practice research to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 20-39, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMeri Vukicevic

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 20 - 31
Four 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 20 - 31
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 31 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 20 - 31
Three 1.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 31 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 20 - 31
Two 1.50 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

A1: Written assignment: 1000 word research protocolFormative assessment - students are expected to incorporate comments into research and final manuscript

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

A2: Written assignment:3500 word systematic review (includes tables, references and A1)

N/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4