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SL3106 - Speech Pathology Practice 3 (Honours)

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

Enrolment in this subject is restricted to all students enrolled n the Bachelor of Speech Pathology Honours degree (including students from IHCAP stream who undertake Honours).

Students will progress with the development of their speech pathology research project commenced in SL3103. This project will lead to the design of a piece of research which will be further developed and finalised in SL4101 and SL4103. This subject will require students to demonstrate the ability to finalise an answerable clinical questions and develop a final research proposal with intended methodology and time line. If appropriate, the project proposal may include an ethics application.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the ability to conceptualise a research project to address a research question related to speech pathology;
  • demonstrate the ability to integrate well evaluated literature into a project plan;
  • demonstrate ability to document a research project effectively, scientifically and professionally.
Prerequisites: HS3401 AND SL3103


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Louise Brown, Dr Chris Plant
Lecturers: Dr Trish Wielandt, Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane, Dr Chris Plant.
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: presentations (30%); assignments (60%); self evaluation (individual) (10%); 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.