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HSIP808 – Research for Practice

Module code
Module title
Research for Practice
This module explores the knowledge, procedures, resources, issues and possibilities associated with research within health and/or social practice areas. It is designed to give an overview of the range of research approaches for practice inquiry, and provide the skills required for planning, conducting, writing and disseminating research.
  • HL0502
  • HS1102
  • HS1103
  • HS1701
  • NU0015
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Based
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Predominant forms of inquiry and reasoning within health or social services
Conceptual aspects of research
Research methodologies
Practicalities of conducting research
Scoping, planning and timing a research project
Ethical issues and processes of obtaining ethical approval
Research partnerships for Mori health and social development
Writing research proposals
Presentation of research reports
Disseminating research
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching and learning methods will involve theoretical and online sessions including tutorials, workshops, group activities, discussion, independent learning, and assignments.
Reflexivity will be central to the teaching strategies, where students' prior experiences with research and clinical inquiry will be acknowledged and developed. As well, students will be encouraged to examine their own positionings within the professional, cultural and policy contexts of research and practice.
Assessment Criteria
PortfolioWill consist of three pieces of marked work including a literature review and a research proposal1001-3

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