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SL3103 - Speech Pathology Practice 2 (Honours)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Enrolment is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology with Honours (including students in IHCAP stream who undertake Honours).

Students will identify a speech pathology research topic which they will continue to work on in SL3106, SL4101 and SL4103. This subject will require students to demonstrate the ability to formulate answerable research questions, develop effective search strategies and critically appraise the research literature. Students will learn how to be critical consumers of the research literature and begin to develop their research proposal.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the ability to formulate a research question or topic related to speech pathology;
  • identify and review key literature to support initial research development;
  • demonstrate ability to begin to develop a plan for a research project to address the research question they have identified.
Prerequisites: HS2402 AND HS2403 AND SL2002 AND SL2003 AND (SL2004 OR SL2012) AND RH2002


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Ms Frances Cochrane
Lecturers: Dr Trish Wielandt, Ms Louise Brown.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars - Classes and supervisory meetings
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assignments; draft project proposal including timeline (%); preliminary literature review (%); self evaluation (%); progress report (individual) - hurdle (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must successfully pass all components to pass this subject. Students must attend and actively participate in at least 80% of scheduled meetings and classes.

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.