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PY6010 - Evaluation and Research

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to MPsych students or with permission of the Programme Director.

The purpose of this subject is to develop professional competencies in the conduct of program evaluation in clinical settings. This subject provides a review of the essential issues in developing, conducting, and analysing psychology-based program evaluations. Relevant topics will include common research and evaluation designs, research ethics, statistical workshops, and evaluation of research/program quality. This subject combines core issues in evaluative research methods in quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and reporting.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate and critique research using evidence-based method quality procedures;
  • appraise main issues of measurement and evaluation in clinical practice;
  • apply evidence-based evaluative knowledge and skills to formulate a clinically relevant program evaluation.

Availabilities

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates TBC, please contact your college for more details.)
Coordinator: Dr Beryl Buckby
Lecturers: Dr Meegan Kilcullen, Dr Beryl Buckby.
Assessment: assignments (50%); evaluation plan (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass this subject students must pass each individual assessment item and achieve at least 50% overall

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 58
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Beryl Buckby.
Assessment: assignments (50%); evaluation plan (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass this subject students must pass each individual assessment item and achieve at least 50% overall

Note: 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 official information.