Core Module Information
Module title: Exploring Evidence to Improve Practice (Singapore)

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

Module code: HSC11704
Module leader: Andrew Maine
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Allied Health and Social Care Sciences

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

In this module you will develop a set of skills required by all professionals when exploring a work related problem. The skills you will develop will include how to search and critically examine the literature. You will explore and develop understanding of a range of quantitative and qualitative investigation methods and data collection tools to explore and inform ways of solving workplace issues. You will also develop skills in report writing and presentation of findings and recommendations.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically appraise relevant literature to determine a feasible topic for employment focussed project.
LO2: Justify the selection of appropriate design and investigatory techniques for employment focussed project.
LO3: Defend the selection and use of data collection techniques and methods of analysis.
LO4: Produce a detailed proposal to conduct an employment focussed project.
LO5: Critically evaluate the impact of the employment focussed project on practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SINGAPORE
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Andrew Maine
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 10
Online Lecture 5
Online Seminar 5
Independent Learning Guided independent study 178
Online Tutorial 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1,2,3,4,5 13 , WORDS= 2400
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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