Module title: Exploring Evidence to Improve Practice (Singapore)

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HLT11703
Module leader: Diane Willis
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Science & Health
Prerequisites

There is no prerequisite for this Module


Description of module content:

Topics included in this module are reviewing literature; formulation of researchable questions; exploration of a range of qualitative and quantitative research designs; theory and concepts of consultancy; consultancy models; the consultancy process; techniques for interpreting data and developing conclusions; and report writing and presentation of findings and recommendations.


Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically engage with theories, concepts and models of consultancy used in employment focussed projects
LO2: Critically appraise relevant literature to determine a feasible topic for employment focussed project
LO3: Justify the selection of appropriate design and investigatory techniques for employment focussed project
LO4: Defend the selection and use of data collection techniques and methods of analysis
LO5: Produce a detailed proposal to conduct an employment focussed project

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - CRESWELL, J.W. (2014) RESEARCH DESIGN: QUALITATIVE, QUANTITATIVE AND MIXED METHOD APPROACHES.: SAGE, 4th ed.
Recommended - BROWNE, M.N. (2010) ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS: A GUIDE TO CRITICAL THINKING: PEARSON HALL, 9th ed.
Recommended - COPE, M (2000) THE SEVEN CS OF CONSULTING: YOUR COMPLETE BLUEPRINT FOR ANY CONSULTANCY ASSIGNMENT. BOSTON MASS.: SAFARI, 1st ed.
Recommended - GRAY, D. E (2004) LEARNING THROUGH THE WORKPLACE: A GUIDE TO WORK-BASED LEARNING.: NELSON THORNES, 1st ed.
Recommended - MOON, J. (2007) A HANDBOOK OF REFLECTIVE AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: THEORY AND PRACTICE: ROUTLEDGEFALMER, 2nd ed.
Recommended - KLEIN, H (2008) BASICS PROJECT PLANNING.: BIRKHAUSER, 1st ed.
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