Available in 2012
|On-Line from Callaghan||Semester 1, Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
In this course students develop a feasible and ethically sound research methodology for a speech pathology research question.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Interpret and critique research methodologies, at an advanced level.
2. Define an answerable research question.
3. Propose a valid and feasible research design to address the question.
4. Anticipate and plan ways to manage the ethical issues which would arise in implementing the methodology.
5. Select and justify appropriate qualitative and quantitative measures and statistical analyses which would be required to deal with the data.
6. Propose a feasible timeline, budget and sources of funding for the conduct of the research.
7. Present information in a logical and professional manner, both verbally and in writing.
The nature of data and the selection of research methodology
Applying for ethical clearance for research
Locating and applying for funding for research
Planning and organization for data collection
Planning and organization for data analysis
Modes of Delivery
Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term