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Unit of Study MAT82001 - Applied Research and Evaluation Methods for Health Sciences (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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 compare and appraise research methodologies commonly employed in health science research
2 demonstrate selective application of an applied research methodology
3 consolidate a broad understanding of theoretical concepts in research
4 demonstrate knowledge of ethical approval processes for human research
5 demonstrate autonomy, well developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a learner
6 maintain a journal to document critical reflections, insights and emerging understandings about research methodology and practice.

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

  1. compare and appraise research methodologies commonly employed in health science research
    • GA1:
  2. demonstrate selective application of an applied research methodology
    • GA1:
  3. consolidate a broad understanding of theoretical concepts in research
    • GA1:
  4. demonstrate knowledge of ethical approval processes for human research
    • GA7:
  5. demonstrate autonomy, well developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a learner
    • GA5:
  6. maintain a journal to document critical reflections, insights and emerging understandings about research methodology and practice.
    • GA5: