Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences (11398.2)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Psychology|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2021 Semester 2 DR Janie BUSBY GRANT (Ph: +61 2 62063818 ) FLEXIBLE
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In this unit students will be introduced to the research methods used in the health sciences. The unit covers the research process, experimental and quasi-experimental methods, survey and correlational research, hypothesis testing and statistical inference. Students will also be introduced to a statistical program.
After successful completion of this unit, students will:
1. Have an understanding of the major types of research methods used in the health sciences and the advantages and disadvantages of each;
2. Be aware of some of the issues affecting the reliability and validity of research designs; and
3. Be able to enter data in a statistical package and produce and interpret basic statistical analyses.
Up to two hours per week of lectures and up to two hours per week of tutorials in flexible delivery mode.
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Exception: Students in the Bachelor of Science in Psychology must complete 11398 even if they have already passed 6540.
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