Occupational Therapy Honours 2 (10315.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Online
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.25||6||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Occupational Therapy||Undergraduate Honours Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply a methodology to answer a research question;
2. Synthesis and analyse data to answer a research question; and
3. Prepare a report of sufficient quality for submission to a peer-reviewed journal.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing - apply their knowledge to working with Indigenous Australians in socially just ways
This unit is a self-directed research unit that draws together a range of graduate attributes in the pursuit of high quality, ethical research in occupational therapy. It involves the synthesis of profession-specific and graduate skills and knowledge in ways that contribute positively to the occupational therapy profession.
PrerequisitesMust have passed Occupational Therapy Honours 1, 10314.
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, 373JA.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||Online||Dr Stephen Isbel|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||05 February 2024||Online||Dr Stephen Isbel|
The recommended texts and readings will vary depending on the research. This will be addressed by your supervisor.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
Assessment Task 2 - "Oral Presentation" - will be presented orally in a forum appropriate to the research project. It will be marked live but recorded for moderation purposes.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Students are required to be self-directed in pursuing their research project. While the supervisors will provide support, advice and direction, it is the student's responsibility to remain focused on the project.
Please refer to the Occupational Therapy Honours Information Booklet for information on the roles of supervisors.
Required IT skills
Specific training might be required in applications or tasks such as EndNote, the use of databases, NVivo, Qualtrics, SPSS, etc)
Students will need to be able to search for relevant literature and information pertinent to the project;
Complete templated forms and applications; and
Develop audiovsual presentations
Work placement, internships or practicums
All research must be conducted in line with the conditions approved from the relevant research ethics committee/s.