Available in 2013
|UoN Singapore||Trimester 2|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005
The course is only offered Off Shore (externally) in Singapore.
Introduces students to the nature of research and how to start conducting research. Students work in small groups or individually to develop a research question and hypotheses in an organised and systematic format.
|Objectives||By the end of the course students will be able to:
1. Develop, in a small group situation, a research question and hypotheses that could be developed into a protocol;
2. Describe the processes involved in protocol development;
3. Reseach literature associated with the research question and include a scholarly evaluation of it;
4. Examine various research designs and specify the most appropriate for the research question;
5. Develop a strong appreciation of and contribution to, the nature of group work;
6. Consider various methods of data collection and sample constraints;
7. Defend choices made and processes used in research development.
|Content||The task for this course is for students to develop a research question. Some of the work will be done by students in small groups. This will be supported by a limited range of lecture/seminar sessions covering:
1.What is research?
2.What is required in a research protocol?
3.Review of research strategies
4.Nomenclature of research
The lecturing staff will be available for student consultation in timetabled hours, by email or by appointment at other times.
|Assumed Knowledge||There is no assumed knowledge for this course|
|Modes of Delivery||External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Teaching Methods||Case Study
Email Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 40 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for OHSE3640|