Course Title: Individual Project

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Individual Project

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH2131

Bundoora Campus

Undergraduate

160H Medical Sciences

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016

Course Coordinator: Dr. Amanda Benson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 7566

Course Coordinator Email: amanda.benson@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Availability: via email for an appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 

An appropriate performance in relevant BP041 or BP296 core courses comprising the background to the topic of the individual study.

This course is available to final year students who have approval from the course coordinator and subject to the availability of suitable projects.


Course Description

This course aims to train students for independent research or project development and implementation as well as to provide advanced studies within the student’s chosen field. You are expected to carry out a research project or a project on a specified topic area. A wide range of disciplines is available for study and includes: physical education pedagogy, health-related physical activity, exercise physiology, motor learning and control, kinesiology, resistance training and sports coaching.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

 

This course contributes to the following Program Learning Outcomes for BP041 Bachelor of Applied Science (Health and Physical Education):

  1. Develop content knowledge and how to teach it (PLO 2)
  2. Plan and implement effective teaching and learning strategies (PLO 3)
  3. Create and maintain a supportive and safe learning environment (PLO 4)
  4. Engage professionally with colleagues, parent/carers and the community (PLO7)


 

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Conduct a sustained program of independent work making appropriate contributions to a team in a professional manner
  2. Contribute to development in the application of knowledge;
  3. Write a research document or project report, oral communication through teaching/mentoring).
  4. Deliver the project as planned


Overview of Learning Activities

Students carry out a sustained program of independent work under the supervision of an academic overseeing the project. Students are expected to demonstrate anl understanding of the field of study. The work carried out must make a contribution to or show a development in the application of knowledge. Personal reflection and feedback from supervisors provide a foundation for individual growth.

A weekly meeting with your supervisor and 8-10 hours of project based work for the duration of the project.


Overview of Learning Resources

Students will work closely with a supervisor who will assist with guiding the student to what learning resources they need. Good information retrieval skills are important


Overview of Assessment

Completion of project in consultation with the student’s supervisor.  This may be in the form of a  written report/manuscript or the equivalent and will be specific to the project.

☒This course has no hurdle requirements.

Completion of project in consultation with the student’s supervisor.  This may be in the form of a written report/manuscript or the equivalent and will be specific to the project.

 

Assessment tasks:

  1. Critical Evaluation Assignment (40%) 

This assessment task supports CLOs 1,2,3,4

  1. Teaching and Mentoring (20%) 

This assessment task supports CLOs 1,2,3,4

  1. Project Report (40%) 

This assessment task supports CLOs 1,2,3,4