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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|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021), Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021), Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021), 1st Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 26 March 2021), 2nd Non standard period (5 April 2021 - 28 May 2021), 3rd Non standard period (31 May 2021 - 16 July 2021), First Semester, First Semester, First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,699.40|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$8,537.60|
- Limited to
Dr Ally Calder (email@example.com)
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Physiotherapy's website
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
- Each group of students is required to develop and complete a research project under the direct supervision of a member of the School staff.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Group research project.
- 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
Following satisfactory completion of this paper the student will be able to
- Appreciate the process and complexities of completing a research project which contributes to the body of knowledge
- Identify an area of research interest
- Determine the need for further investigation based on current scientific information
- Generate a research hypothesis or question
- Develop a deeper understanding about how a research study is designed
- Appreciate the ethical considerations associated with conducting a research project
- Be aware of the need for, and the University's process of, entering into consultation with Māori
- Identify, retrieve and critique relevant scientific information/literature
- Apply the principles of scientific inquiry within the research proposal
- Gather/retrieve information or data to address the research question
- Analyse the findings using appropriate (statistical or other) procedures
- Discuss the validity and reliability of the components of the research methods
- Critique the outcomes of the research in relation to relevant literature
- Present the information using formatting and language suitable for submission to a relevant professional/scientific journal