Courses & Units

Qualitative Research in Aged and Dementia Care CAD305

Hobart

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Introduction

Summary

Unit name Qualitative Research in Aged and Dementia Care
Unit code CAD305
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Coordinator

Dr Emma Lea

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the role of qualitative research in expanding understandings of dementia.
  2. Distinguish between various qualitative methodologies and their contributions to knowledge about dementia.
  3. Compare the different types of knowledge and evidence obtained by using qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.
  4. Discuss ethical and legal considerations relevant to the conduct of qualitative research with 'vulnerable' individuals or groups.
  5. Reflect upon how qualitative research findings can be used to enhance the quality of life of people living with dementia.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,037.00 090507

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

  • CAD203, CAD204

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Assessment

Discussion board posts/responses (1,000 words) (20%)

Reflective Essay (1,500 words) (30%)

Online quiz (15%)

Oral presentation (35%)

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