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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
|Prerequisite:||HSO302, HSO303, HSO305, HSO306|
|Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.|
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, and costing of projects. Topics addressed in this unit include selecting and applying theoretical frameworks, critiquing literature, writing a literature review, search literature for research, 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, ethical and legal contexts of research and management. Teaching methods will include PBL case learning seminars, and profession specific skill and competency development.
Assessment task 1: Oral presentation (15 minutes and 5 minutes questions) 25%
Assessment task 2: Written assignment (3000 words) 50%
Assessment task 3: Ethics submission to Deakin Ethics Committee 25%. This assignment to reflect the University ethics form.
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