OT3101 - Occupational Therapy Honours Research Proposal (Honours)
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
Available to level 3 Occupational Therapy students enrolled in the Honours course.
This subject supports students in developing knowledge and skills in the conceptualisation,
design and planning of a research project. Students will consolidate their skills
in searching and appraising relevant academic and/or grey literature in order to undertake
an initial scope of the current knowledge regarding a contemporary occupational therapy
practice issue. They will then use these findings as a foundation on which to design
and develop a research project and construct a research proposal.
- identify and refine a research topic relevant to contemporary occupational therapy
theory and practice;
- critically evaluate relevant literature relating to a contemporary practice issue
in order to contextualise, design and justify a research question;
- examine research methodologies and associated methods, in order to identify a research
approach that aligns effectively with a study question;
- develop and communicate a comprehensive proposal justifying the rationale for, underpinning
methodology, data collection and analysis processes and practical and ethical dimensions
of a contemporary research topic.
- Oral > Presentation 1 - (30%) - Individual
- Search strategy proposal comprising topic background, PICO question and search strategy - (10%) - Individual
- Written > Proposal - (60%) - Individual.
Special Assessment Requirements
Passing requirements: achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application
of any penalties such as late penalties.
||OT2013 AND OT2014 AND OT2015 AND HS2402
Study Period 1
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 4 hours lectures
- 8 hours tutorials
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest