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RADT212 Principles of Research

Introduction to the research process, analysis of research methodologies, use of information technology, ethics, critical evaluation of research papers and the use of statistical analysis in research.

Paper title Principles of Research
Paper code RADT212
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.0500
Points 6 points
Teaching period Second Semester (10 July 2017 - 17 October 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $392.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,825.00

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Limited to
BRT
Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Hazel Neser
Textbooks
  • Greenhalgh, T. (2014). How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine. (5th Ed.). John Wiley & Sons: Chichester, UK
  • Liamputtong, P. (2012). Qualitative Research Methods. (4th Edition). Oxford University Press, Australia & New Zealand
  • Liamputtong, P. (2010) (Ed.). Research Methods in Health: Foundations for evidence-based practice. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • Peat, J. (2001). Health Science Research. A Handbook of Quantitative Methods. Allen & Unwin, Australia
  • Wright-St Clair, V., Reid, D., Shaw, S., Ramsbotham, S. (Eds.). (2014). Evidence-based health practice. Oxford University Press: Australia & New Zealand
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
On completion of this paper the successful student will be able to
  • Describe the difference between quantitative and qualitative research
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of different study designs
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the process involved in obtaining ethical approval for research involving human subjects
  • Produce a critical analysis of three research papers on a chosen topic

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Timetable

Second Semester (10 July 2017 - 17 October 2017)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

Introduction to the research process, analysis of research methodologies, use of information technology, ethics, critical evaluation of research papers and the use of statistical analysis in research.

Paper title Principles of Research
Paper code RADT212
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.0500
Points 6 points
Teaching period Second Semester (2 July 2018 - 2 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $400.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,898.00

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Limited to
BRT
Contact
rtenquiries.uow@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Hazel Neser
Textbooks
  • Greenhalgh, T. (2014). How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine. (5th Ed.). John Wiley & Sons: Chichester, UK
  • Liamputtong, P. (2012). Qualitative Research Methods. (4th Edition). Oxford University Press, Australia & New Zealand
  • Liamputtong, P. (2010) (Ed.). Research Methods in Health: Foundations for evidence-based practice. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
  • Peat, J. (2001). Health Science Research. A Handbook of Quantitative Methods. Allen & Unwin, Australia
  • Wright-St Clair, V., Reid, D., Shaw, S., Ramsbotham, S. (Eds.). (2014). Evidence-based health practice. Oxford University Press: Australia & New Zealand
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this paper the successful student will be able to
  • Describe the difference between quantitative and qualitative research
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of different study designs
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the process involved in obtaining ethical approval for research involving human subjects
  • Produce a critical analysis of three research papers on a chosen topic

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Timetable

Second Semester (2 July 2018 - 2 November 2018)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle