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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) Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 1 (On campus)
Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021) (On campus)
Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021) (On campus)
Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021) (On campus)
1st Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 26 March 2021) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (5 April 2021 - 28 May 2021) (On campus)
3rd Non standard period (31 May 2021 - 16 July 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,699.40
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $8,537.60

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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 develop and complete a research project under the direct supervision of a member of the School 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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

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Timetable

Semester 1

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

Semester 1

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

Semester 1

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

Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021)

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

Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021)

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

Full Year (1 February 2021 - 5 November 2021)

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

1st Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 26 March 2021)

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

2nd Non standard period (5 April 2021 - 28 May 2021)

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

3rd Non standard period (31 May 2021 - 16 July 2021)

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

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 (7 February 2022 - 11 November 2022) (On campus)
Full Year (7 February 2022 - 11 November 2022) (On campus)
Full Year (7 February 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 Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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 (7 February 2022 - 11 November 2022)

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

Full Year (7 February 2022 - 11 November 2022)

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

Full Year (7 February 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