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Research in Clinical Education (EDUC90802)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90802
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Using the best available evidence to ensure that educational programs for healthcare professionals are reliable, appropriate and effective is crucial to providing a quality learning experience. This subject assists participants to critically analyse the research underpinning their clinical teaching and examines research approaches best suited to undertaking clinical education research.

Intended learning outcomes

By completing this subject, participants should be able to:

  • understand key principles and concepts in the design of clinical education research
  • identify key sources of research evidence that underpin clinical education
  • critically analyse the design and methodology of published research on clinical education
  • outline the elements of clinical education research that make it reliable and valid

Generic skills

After completing this subject, participants should be able to:

  • apply theories and principles to the analysis of clinical education research;
  • access and use relevant research literature;
  • identify and implement best practice in clinical education research;
  • demonstrate understanding of the subject in concise oral and written formats

Last updated: 6 August 2019