PUBH6013: Qualitative Research Methods | My Assignment Tutor

PUBH6013_Assessment_3A_Investigation_Report_Week_11 Page 1 of 5 ASSESSMENT BRIEFSubject Code and TitlePUBH6013: Qualitative Research MethodsAssessmentAssessment 3A: Investigation ReportIndividual/GroupIndividualLength1500 words (+/-10%)Learning OutcomesThis assessment addresses the following learning outcomes:c) Apply qualitative research methods through undertakingdata collection through, e.g. focus group, interviews,observational methodsd) Appreciate cultural and ethical considerations forqualitative research in Public Healthe) Understand sampling techniques, bias and rigour as theyapply to qualitative researchf) Apply coding and analysis techniques to qualitative dataSubmissionBy 11:55pm AEST/AEDT Sunday of Week 11Weighting30%Total Marks100 marks Context:This assessment involves preparing a report with data analysis/discussion of interviews and abrief presentation.There are two steps for this assignment. Part A involves writing a report and Part B involvesa 10 minute presentation in class.Assessment 3A advances skills in analysing and reporting qualitative data, and reflexivity ofpractice. Key understanding includes how to generate meaning from qualitative data, howto report the results of qualitative analysis, and how to reflect on one’s own performance toidentify strengths and opportunities for growth. The assessment prepares students for animportant task common to the public health practitioner role.Instructions:Analysis: Use the resources in module six to:1. Code the data that you collect from your interviewees.2. Develop themes based on your coding.PUBH6013_Assessment_3A_Investigation_Report_Week_11 Page 2 of 53. Report on the themes that you’ve identified, supported by relevant quotes from yourinterviewees. Report this part in the same style as the results section of a qualitative journalarticle.Reflection: reflect on your experience of interviewing and analysing the data. What did you do well,and what did you struggle with? What could you learn to do better? What did you learn through thisexperience?Transcripts: All students MUST submit their interview transcripts as Appendices at the end of theirreport.Reports submitted without interview transcripts will not be graded.Assessment Criteria:• Ability to interpret and analyse data, and report the results appropriately (50%)• Reflection upon the interview experience and demonstrates reflexivity (30%)• Use of academic conventions (20%)PUBH6013_Assessment_3A_Investigation_Report_Week_11 Page 3 of 5Learning Rubrics AssessmentAttributesFail (Unacceptable)(Functional) Pass(Proficient) Credit(Advanced) DistinctionHigh Distinction (Exceptional)Grade Description(Grading Scheme)Evidence of unsatisfactory achievementof one or more of the learningobjectives of the course, insufficientunderstanding of the course contentand/or unsatisfactory level of skilldevelopment.Evidence of satisfactoryachievement of courselearning objectives, thedevelopment ofrelevant skills to acompetent level, andadequateinterpretation andcritical analysis skills.Evidence of a goodlevel of understanding,knowledge and skilldevelopment inrelation to the contentof the course or workof a superior quality onthe majority of thelearning objectives ofthe course.Demonstration of ahigh level ofinterpretation andcritical analysis skills.Evidence of a highlevel ofachievement of thelearning objectivesof the coursedemonstrated insuch areas asinterpretation andcritical analysis,logical argument,use ofmethodology andcommunicationskills.Evidence of anexceptional level ofachievement oflearning objectivesacross the entirecontent of the coursedemonstrated in suchareas asinterpretation andcritical analysis, logicalargument, creativity,originality, use ofmethodology andcommunication skills.Reflection upon theinterview experienceand demonstratesreflexivity30%Does not meet minimum standardDemonstrates no awareness of contextand/or purpose of reflection in practice.Meets minimumstandardDemonstrates limitedawareness of contextand/or purpose ofreflection in practice.Moves beyondminimum standardDemonstratesconsistent awarenessof context and/orpurpose reflection inpractice.Exceeds minimumstandardDemonstrates anadvanced andintegratedunderstanding ofcontext and/orpurpose ofreflection inpractice.Exceeds minimumstandard and exhibitshigh levels ofindependenceConsistentlydemonstrates asystematic and criticalunderstanding ofcontext and purposeof reflection inpractice. PUBH6013_Assessment_3A_Investigation_Report_Week_11 Page 4 of 5 Ability tointerpret andanalyse data, andreport the resultsappropriately50%Limited synthesis and analysis.Limited application/recommendationsbased upon analysis.Makes assertions that are not justifiedDemonstrated analysisand synthesis of newknowledge withapplication.Shows the ability tointerpret relevantinformation andliterature.Justifies anyconclusions reachedwith arguments notmerely assertion.Well-developedanalysis and synthesis.Shows strong ability tointerpret relevantinformation andliterature.Justifies anyconclusions reachedwith well-formedarguments not merelyassertion.Thoroughlydeveloped andcreative analysisand synthesis.Shows excellentability to interpretrelevantinformation andliterature.Justifies anyconclusionsreached with wellformed argumentsHighly sophisticatedand creative analysis,synthesis of new withexisting knowledge.Shows outstandingability to interpretrelevant informationand literature.Strong application byway of pretestedmodels and / orindependentlydeveloped models.Use of academic anddiscipline conventionsand sources ofevidencePoorly written with errors in spelling,grammar.Demonstrates inconsistent use of goodquality, credible and relevant researchsources to support and develop ideas.There are mistakes in using the APAIs written according toacademic genre (e.g.with introduction,conclusion orsummary) and hasaccurate spelling,grammar, sentence andparagraphIs well-written andadheres to theacademic genre (e.g.with introduction,conclusion orsummary).DemonstratesIs very well-writtenand adheres to theacademic genre.Consistentlydemonstratesexpert use of goodquality, credibleExpertly written andadheres to theacademic genre.Demonstrates expertuse of high-quality,credible and relevantresearch sources to PUBH6013_Assessment_3A_Investigation_Report_Week_11 Page 5 of 5 use ofcredible and relevantresearch sources tosupport and developideas, but these are notalways explicit or welldeveloped.There are no mistakesin using the APA style.consistent use of highquality, credible andrelevant researchsources to support anddevelop ideas.There are no mistakesin using the APA style.and relevantresearch sources tosupport anddevelopappropriatearguments andstatements. Showsevidence ofreading beyond thekey readingThere are nomistakes in usingthe APA and developarguments andposition statements.Shows extensiveevidence of readingbeyond the keyreadingThere are no mistakesin using the APA Style.


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