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This unit is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
|Unit chair:||K Stagnitti|
|Prerequisite:||HSO302, HSO303, HSO305, HSO306|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit provides a broad understanding of occupational therapy in research situations. Students study research methods to a level of critical analysis and begin to build in their own personal frames of reference to the Occupational Therapy research process. It covers the selection and application of OT theoretical models, the use of occupation-based processes to problem solve, articulation of occupational goals related to occupational therapy research, reflect on personal approaches to research directions using clinical reasoning, time management, needs analysis, costing of projects, and marketing. Topics addressed in this unit include selecting and applying theoretical frameworks, developing research questions, planning and documentation, the research process, occupation-based reflective processes, reasoning and practice, personal frames of reference, professional communication and teamwork, management skills and knowledge, financial planning and implementation, and interdisciplinary, ethical and legal contexts of research and management. Teaching methods will include PBL case learning workshops, and profession specific skill and competency development.
Oral presentation (20 minutes and 10 minutes questions) 25%, written assignment (3000 words) 50%, ethics submission to Deakin Ethics Committee 25%. This assignment to reflect the University ethics form.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.