|Short Title:||Student Project 2 - SS&H|
|Full Title:||Student Project 2 - Sports Science & Health|
|Module Author:||KIERAN COLLINS|
|Module Description:||A major project is seen as an ideal ground in which the student as an individual can demonstrate the full range of his/her personal skills. The successful completion of an undergraduate research project requires that the student draws fully on his/her knowledge, conceptual and technical skills. The laboratory/field-based research project in semester 8 will provide the student with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate his/her individual skills in the implementation of the significant project plan / experimental design (developed in Semester 7 - Student Project 1) and interpretation of a substantial body of scientific work arising from it. |
|On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
||Undertake the implementation of a major body of laboratory / field-based research experimental work.
||Demonstrate and implement individual skills in terms of self-motivation, planning and creativity in a technically challenging research project.
||Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the underlying concepts to, and the rationale behing the use of a variety of modern scientific and health based techniques.
||Present research in a written thesis format.
||Present research in a formal oral presentation identifying keyresearch outcomes and conclusions.
|No Co-requisite modules listed|
Module Content & Assessment
|Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change)
Laboratory / Field-Based Research:Each student will be required to conduct an in-depth 'Laboratory / Field-based' research study of a particular thematic area of 'Sports Science & Health'. This research will be arranged in accordance with their project supervisor.
ThesisFollowing the completion of their laboratory / Field-based research, each student will be required to prepare a detailed BSc (Hons) Project Thesis. The final BSc (Hons) Thesis must be bound 'Hard Back' and include - a detailed introduction to the thematic area, methods selection, recorded data, presentation of results and results analysis, discussion, conclusion, bibliography and appendix (where appropriate).
Oral Presentation:Students are required to prepare and present and 'oral presentation' (talk) on their research.
||% of total
||Following the completion of their laboratory / Field-based research, each student will be required to prepare a detailed BSc (Hons) Project Thesis. The final BSc (Hons) Thesis must be bound 'Hard Back' and include - a detailed introduction to the thematic area, methods selection, recorded data, presentation of results and results analysis, discussion, conclusion, bibliography and appendix (where appropriate). (Note: Students must achieve a minimum of a pass [>35%] in this component)
||Literature Survey Poster Presentation: (20%)
Students will be required to give and defend an oral presentation (~20 minutes, + questions), outlining the strategy, methods, results and conclusions arising from their project. (“Oral Presentation”). (Note: Students must achieve a minimum of a pass [>35%] in this component)
||Activity will involve liaison with an identified project supervisor (1 hour per week), during the laboratory / field-based research and preparation of the final Thesis and oral presentation. Students will be assessed based on their progress, demonstrated knowledge and ability. (Note: Students must achieve a minimum of a pass [>35%] in this component)
|No End of Module Formal Examination
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.
IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment
|Workload: Full Time
||Average Weekly Learner Workload
|Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact)
||Progress meetings with project supervisor
||Independent research (including laboratory / field-based research), Thesis preparation, and Oral presentation preparation.
|Total Weekly Learner Workload
|Total Weekly Contact Hours
|This module has no Part Time workload.|
|Required Book Resources|
- Textbooks identified as being appropriate to the chosen/given area of research in 'Sports Science and Health', n/a
|Required Article/Paper Resources|
- Articles/Peer-reviewed publications identified as being appropriate to the chosen/given area of research in 'Sports Science and Health' n/a
|This module does not have any other resources|
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