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Unit of Study SPT20003 - Appraising and Applying Research Findings Across Disciplines (2020)

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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 apply principles of evidence-based practice and critical appraisal of research methods in the context of speech pathology practices
2 evaluate speech pathology assessment practices with reference to critically appraised research evidence
3 evaluate indications and efficacy of speech pathology intervention practices for client populations with reference to critically appraised research evidence
4 evaluate how client-related factors, service delivery factors, and clinical experiences may inform clinical decision-making within speech pathology practices.

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

  1. apply principles of evidence-based practice and critical appraisal of research methods in the context of speech pathology practices
    • GA1:
  2. evaluate speech pathology assessment practices with reference to critically appraised research evidence
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. evaluate indications and efficacy of speech pathology intervention practices for client populations with reference to critically appraised research evidence
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. evaluate how client-related factors, service delivery factors, and clinical experiences may inform clinical decision-making within speech pathology practices.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7: