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Must be enrolled in H310 Bachelor of Vision Science
H Chinnery (G)
2 hours of lectures and two hours of tutorials per week.
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
In this unit, students will encounter some of the fascinating research that has brought us to our current understanding of various aspects of the visual system. Using vision science research as exemplars, students will develop an understanding and appreciation of the academic culture of scientific research. This unit aims to teach students the essential and lifelong skills of sourcing, reading and writing about vision science research in the appropriate scientific style. These skills are essential in order for future optometrists to make clinical decisions using evidence-based practice. Another equally important aim of he unit is for the student to develop essential skills in team-based learning. Topics include the scientific method, anatomy of a research paper, retrieving credible scientific material, scientific writing, peer review and scientific communication.
E-portfolio (500 words) 12.5%, Endnote exercise 12.5%
Group assignment 35% (group oral presentation with each student presenting for 2-3 minutes, [total 15 minutes per group, 30%] and short written plan [250 words, 5%]).
Team-based learning assessment 40% (3 x individual quizzes [total 15%], 3 x team quizzes [total 9%], 3 x written team application exercises (total 150 words per group member, [total 9%]) and 1 x peer evaluation (7%).
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.