Courses & Units

Research Methods in Practice CNA921

Launceston

Introduction

This unit builds on CNA920 and provides theory required in the design and practical application of methodologies and methods in practice. This unit will expose students to real world examples of the application of methods and methodologies in practice, exploring measuring outcomes of research, examining what research programmes actually deliver, where do research questions come from, how is research designed to answer these questions, how are those answers used to solve problems and bring about change.

Practical application of Ethics and ethical dilemmas that may arise during the research process, data gathering, analysis, and interpretation will be provided. The importance and methods of communicating findings and impact will be explored.

Summary

Unit name Research Methods in Practice
Unit code CNA921
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator

Dr Elizabeth Cummings

Teaching staff

Dr Elizabeth Cummings

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
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Teaching

AssessmentDraft ethics application 60%, Research communication plan 40%
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Textbooks

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