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RADT312 Literature Analysis

Critical analysis of primary research papers that use quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Written reports and poster presentation.

Paper title Literature Analysis
Paper code RADT312
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1
Points 12 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (6 February 2023 - 2 June 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $879.60
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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RADT 212
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Convenor: Associate Professor Peter Larsen

  • 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
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

On completion of this paper the successful student will be able to:

  • Formulate research questions in the field of radiation therapy
  • Competently analyse and report on primary research papers addressing a research question in a radiation therapy setting
  • Synthesise multiple primary research papers into a cohesive framework demonstrating understanding of multiple sources
  • Demonstrate understanding of application of research findings to the clinical setting

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Semester 1 (6 February 2023 - 2 June 2023)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
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