University of Technology Sydney

96119 Research Design in Speech Pathology

6cp; 4hrs fortnightly (1 x 2hrs: lecture; 1 x 2hrs: workshop)
Requisite(s): 96116 Fundamentals in Speech Pathology AND 96115 Evidence-based Practice in Speech Pathology AND 96118 Language Disorders in Children AND 96117 Speech Sound Disorders in Children
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Students learn about a range of research paradigms and approaches, and how to identify various research designs involving qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, and Indigenous research methods. They learn statistics for speech pathology research, including the use of statistics in health sciences and educational studies, and strategies for designing ethical, inclusive and rigorous clinical research. Students also learn methods of implementation science and knowledge translation in the field of speech pathology. This subject prepares students for 96123 Literature Review in Speech Pathology, their clinical practice, and lifelong self-directed professional development.

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Spring session, City campus

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