|Course code SPTH4210||Units 10||Level 4000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
Students' prior learning of research methodology is reviewed in the context of speech pathology clinical research. Students review the current theoretical and empirical research literature in order to argue for a specific research question or direction for further research.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||Students will be able to:|
1. Interpret and critique theoretical and empirical research literature with regard to - theoretical and clinical validity, and methodology.
2. Identify and select a worthwhile area with potential for further research.
3. Argue for a methodologically feasible research question or direction.
4. Present and defend a logical argument in a professional manner.
|Content||Review of the research development process including obtaining support, clearances, and eventual dissemination|
Defining and planning research problems
Ethical conduct in research
Drafting and final documentation of research
Presentation of research
|Assumed Knowledge||All core SPTH courses at 1000 and 2000 level in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology, PSYC1010, PSYC1020, STAT 1070|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for SPTH4210|