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Unit details

HSO416 - Honours Research Project

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)

Credit point(s):3
EFTSL value:0.375
Cohort rule:

This unit commences in Trimester 2 2016 and is only available to students enrolled in H355 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Unit chair:

Karen Stagnitti

Prerequisite:

All of HBS108, HSO302, HSO411

Corequisite:

HSO414

Contact hours:

4 to 5 x 2 hour seminars throughout trimester paced 3 to 4 weeks apart. Students are expected to have contact with their research project supervisor on a weekly basis throughout trimester.

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.

Content

The Research Project aims to provide students with the opportunity to pursue, under supervision, an independent investigation and to complete a minor thesis. This unit enables the students to collect and analyse data, to complete a research project, and to present findings in oral and written forms. Students will make appropriate preparation for data collection including contact with participants as appropriate; engage in data collection, data management and analysis; reflect on their role as researchers; update the review of pertinent literature; complete their data collection and analysis, draft and finalise their thesis document.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Thesis (12 000 words) 100%

Prescribed texts

American Psychological Association (2009). Publication manual of the American psychological Association. (6th Edition) American Psychological Association: Washington

Unit Fee Information

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