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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 0.1000
Points 12 points
Teaching period First Semester (3 February 2020 - 12 June 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $832.60
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,185.10

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RADT 212
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Dr Patries Herst

  • 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

Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to

  • Present and discuss a paper on a topic of interest and apply it to the radiation therapy setting
  • Competently analyse and report on three (3) primary research papers on a topic of their choice and apply it to the radiation therapy setting
  • Present an overview of the literature review in a poster 

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First Semester (3 February 2020 - 12 June 2020)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
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