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PHTY459 Research for Physiotherapy

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An approved independent or group research project in physiotherapy supervised by a member of staff, including components of ethics, critical review and data analysis.

Paper title Research for Physiotherapy
Paper code PHTY459
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2
Points 24 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022) (On campus)
Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022) (On campus)
Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (11 April 2022 - 4 June 2022) (On campus)
3rd Non standard period (6 June 2022 - 29 July 2022) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,728.20
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Limited to
BPhty
Contact

Dr Ally Calder (ally.calder@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Ally Calder
Supervisors: School of Physiotherapy staff

Paper Structure

Each group of students is required to complete a research project under the supervision of School of Physiotherapy Staff.  

Teaching Arrangements
Group research project.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

In addition to the overall outcomes, following the allocated research rotation students will be able to:

  • Appreciate the process and complexities of completing a Research Report which contributes to the body of knowledge.
  • Determine the need for further investigation based on current scientific information.
  • Understand how a research question is developed.
  • Develop a deeper understanding about how a research project is conducted.
  • Identify, retrieve and critique relevant scientific literature.
  • Apply the principles of scientific enquiry within the Research Report.
  • Gather/retrieve information or data to address the research question.
  • Analyse the findings using appropriate procedures.
  • Discuss the strengths and limitations of the research methods.
  • Critique the outcomes of the research in relation to relevant literature.
  • Present the information in three formats (written, visual, and oral), using professional language to suit the audience.

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Timetable

Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Full Year (31 January 2022 - 11 November 2022)

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

2nd Non standard period (11 April 2022 - 4 June 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

3rd Non standard period (6 June 2022 - 29 July 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard