Discipline: Occupational Science/Therapy
Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite: B.S. in occupational science. This course is designed to facilitate successful participation as a principle investigator on a research project through exploration of topics pertinent to occupation-based practice. The student will select a research topic relevant to current occupational therapy practice and develop a scholarly research project proposal to be approved by the student's major advisor and graduate committee. Student research involving human subjects must be approved by the Human Subjects' Institutional Review Board (HSIRB) or be certified exempt by the Chair of the HSIRB. Data collection may begin during this course or conducted while the student is completing his/her Fieldwork Level II experience. Class meetings will include lectures, seminar discussions, and lab activities that will guide and support the student while completing this independent research project. Outside of class, students will engage in self-directed activities and meet with their assigned advisors for mentorship as they work on their individual research projects. (Offered every fall semester through fall 2015.) (5)
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