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PY6010 - Evaluation and Research

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

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

This subject will provide knowledge of the types, validity and usefulness of program evaluation, plus training in techniques for assessing change. Attention will be paid to ethical standards for program evaluators. It will also address specific methods for clinical and health research including: epidemiological surveys, clinical case studies, experimental and quasi-experimental evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment and assessment techniques.

Learning Outcomes

  • how to apply research techniques in clinical and health practice;
  • to interpret and critically evaluate existing research in these areas;
  • to recognise and utilise ethical standards of practice in research;
  • to view problems of measurement and evaluation in objective and realistic terms.


JCU Singapore, Study Period 58, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Professor Russell Hawkins, Assoc. Professor Maria Hennessy
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Professor Po Tian Oei, <Person not found>, Dr Joanna Barlas.
Assessment: assignments.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Face to face teaching (Face-to-face dates TBC, please contact your college for more details.)
Coordinator: Professor Russell Hawkins
Assessment: assignments.

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