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Gold Coast
Lismore

Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

Faculty of Health

Unit aim

Develops students' ability to disseminate their research findings, including communicating them verbally and in writing appropriate to an identified audience and to promote uptake of research findings in practice.
 

Unit content

Topic 1: Measuring the impact of research

Topic 2: Translating research into practice

Topic 3: Writing for publication

Topic 4: Conference presentations (oral and poster)

Topic 4:  Industry-research nexus

Topic 5:  Implications of research – educational implications, further research

Learning outcomes

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:
1 critically appraise the impact of practice-based research
2 create a strategy to translate research findings into practice
3 synthesise key literature, research approaches and findings into verbal and written forms that clearly communicate the research outcomes in a manner that is appropriate for the intended audience.

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

  1. critically appraise the impact of practice-based research
  2. create a strategy to translate research findings into practice
  3. synthesise key literature, research approaches and findings into verbal and written forms that clearly communicate the research outcomes in a manner that is appropriate for the intended audience.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.