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HSO302 - Evidence-Based Occupational Therapy Practice 1

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Unit chair:

Danielle Hitch

Prerequisite:HBS108
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour online seminar per week. Other synchronous online learning activities include library seminar and Q & A sessions

Content

In this unit students will be introduced to the fundamentals of research design, methods and approaches. It builds on previous learning in HBS108 to enable the research of occupational performance issues. It covers qualitative, quantitative and critical methods; developing research proposals; understanding environmental contexts in which research occurs and occupational performance issues in a research framework. Topics to be addressed include: formulating research questions, understanding research methods and design, collecting and generating data, analysis of statistics, outcomes, evidence and reporting; collaborative and participatory approaches to research. Teaching methods will include weekly seminars and self-directed learning activities.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: SWOT Analysis of Evidence Based Practice (1000 words) 25%

Assessment task 2: Online research portfolio (equivalent 2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 3: Written examination (1.5 hours) 25%

Prescribed texts

Fawcett, B. & Pockett, R. (2015). Turning ideas into research: Theory, design and practice (1st). SAGE. ISBN: 978-1-4462-6671-7

McKendry, S. (2015). Critical thinking skills for healthcare. Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-1387-8752-0

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