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SL4006 - Speech Pathology Professional Project B

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Enrolment in this subject is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology and the Bachelor of Speech Pathology IHCAP Programs.

Students will complete the Speech Pathology project commenced in SL3003 and SL3006 and progressed in SL4005. This will include completion of a presentation, project materials and a manuscript to report the project findings.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate academic writing skills by a research article suitable for publication in an appropriate scientific journal;
  • demonstrate the ability to present key information about their research in oral presentation;
  • demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in research;
  • demonstrate the ability to integrate research and other evidence into a finalised project.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (30%) - Group & Individual
  • Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Journal article - (40%) - Group
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (30%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve at least 50% in each individual assessment item; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; attend and actively participate in at least 80% of all scheduled classes.

Prerequisites: SL4005
SL4103 SL4201 SL4301


Townsville, Study Period 9, Internal
Census Date 05-Oct-2023
Coordinator: Dr Chris Plant
Lecturers: Ms Louise Brown, Dr Chris Plant.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 14 hours workshops
  • 20 hours specialised - Project supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.