REHABILITATION RESEARCH DESIGN

PHE5RRD

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, the primary aim is to prepare students to conduct a research project in the field of rehabilitation. Working with a supervising academic member of staff, the student develops his or her research skills and knowledge to the point where they are able to formulate an appropriate research question, conduct a research literature review, critically evaluate alternative research designs, apply basic concepts of data description and data analysis, identify the practical constraints and requirements of the rehabilitation project they have designed, identify ethical issues and deal with ethics committee requirements.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesPHE4HDD OR PHE4HDE OR PHE5HDE OR PHE5HDD

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. Students should be able to analyse a research issue in rehabilitation and generate an appropriate research question.
02. Analyse qualitative and quantitative data from research studies and report on the inferences drawn from the analysis.
03. Critically evaluate research literature and alternative research designs to generate a design for a systematic, appropriate and ethical population health study.
04. Synthesise and report on findings.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h independent research per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Individual project equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week and weekly contact with supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,500-word data description and analysisN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2,500-word reportN/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

City Campus, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul O'Halloran

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h independent research per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via blended.
"Individual project equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week and weekly contact with supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,500-word data description and analysisN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2,500-word reportN/AN/AN/ANo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4