NURSING 7021A - Research Part I

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2015

This course requires the student to identify a question, conduct a literature review, identify a methodology and draft a proposal

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code NURSING 7021A
    Course Research Part I
    Coordinating Unit School of Nursing
    Term Semester 2
    Level Postgraduate Coursework
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Contact Up to 1 hour per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange
    Assumed Knowledge NURSING 7102EX
    Restrictions Only available to eligible Master of Nursing Science students
    Course Description This course requires the student to identify a question, conduct a literature review, identify a methodology and draft a proposal
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Philippa Rasmussen


    Dr Philippa Rasmussen
    Master of Nurse Practitioner Program Co-ordinator

    Master of Nursing Science Program Co-ordinator

    School of Nursing
    The University of Adelaide
    AUSTRALIA 5005
    Phone: +61 8 8313 3866
    Fax: +61 8 8313 3594
    philippa.rasmussen@adelaide.edu.au
    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes
    1. Explore options for possible research topic
    2. Examine the literature relevant to the chosen topic
    3. Compose a research question
    4. Identify the appropriate research methodology with which to investigate the chosen question
    5. Formulate and present a research proposal
    University Graduate Attributes

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

    University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
    Knowledge and understanding of the content and techniques of a chosen discipline at advanced levels that are internationally recognised. 1,2,3,4&5
    The ability to locate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources in a planned and timely manner. 1&2
    An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, both independently and cooperatively, to current and future problems. 3
    Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork and communication. 1,2,3,4&5
    A proficiency in the appropriate use of contemporary technologies. 1,2 & 5
    A commitment to continuous learning and the capacity to maintain intellectual curiosity throughout life. 2
    An awareness of ethical, social and cultural issues within a global context and their importance in the exercise of professional skills and responsibilities. 5
  • Learning Resources
    Required Resources
    Each student is allocated a supervisor(s) to guide the student through their research process.
  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes

    No information currently available.

    Workload

    No information currently available.

    Learning Activities Summary

    Question

    Literature review (draft)

    Methodology

    Proposal (draft)

    Publication strategy
    Specific Course Requirements
    NA
  • Assessment

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    3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary
    Identify a research question and appropriate methodology        Formative      0%
    Presentation                                                                            Summative    30%
    Resaerch Proposal                                                                  Summative      &0%
    Assessment Detail
    As Research 1 and Research IV are part of the research component there will be milestones that need to be achieved to the satisfaction of the supervisor(s) and Course Coordinator to enable the student to progress. This course will be assessed as a continuing grade.
    Submission

    No information currently available.

    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    NOG (No Grade Associated)
    Grade Description
    CN Continuing

    Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

    Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

    Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

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