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Unit of Study MAT71004 - Introduction to Evidence for Health Science Practitioners (2018)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

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1 describe different philosophical approaches to knowledge creation
2 describe the strengths and limitations of various study designs
3 identify a question and plan an appropriate methodology that addresses it
4 evaluate ethical implications of a proposed inquiry
5 demonstrate an ability to conduct basic data analysis
6 demonstrate an ability to interpret and report findings.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe different philosophical approaches to knowledge creation
    • GA3:
  2. describe the strengths and limitations of various study designs
    • GA5:
  3. identify a question and plan an appropriate methodology that addresses it
    • GA5:
  4. evaluate ethical implications of a proposed inquiry
    • GA3:
  5. demonstrate an ability to conduct basic data analysis
    • GA1:
  6. demonstrate an ability to interpret and report findings.
    • GA1:
    • GA5:

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.