R T 61A: RADIOLOGY RESEARCH PROJECT I
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||1 lecture per week (12 total per quarter)|
|Prerequisite:||R T 53D.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade Only|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Conduct extensive research on a selected medical imaging topic and create a scientific display utilizing the research.
- Groups will submit their projects to the annual ACERT educational conference.
The student will be able to:
A. Develop research and literary skills by performing an in-depth research project.
B. Collect and synthesize research data.
C. Collaborate in the composition and preparation of the project.
D. Design and construct a scientific display board using research presentation material.
E. Develop a referenced bibliography in APA format.
F. Submit project for display and evaluation at ACERT conference.
A. Selection of advanced radiology modality topic
1. Group selection
2. Topic discussion
B. Review project guidelines as outlined by checklist
1. Research methods
d. Other sources
2. Collection and management of data
3. Data entry
C. Project composition
D. Display board discussion
1. Materials inventory
2. Board construction
3. Visual aids
3. Multiple sources
F. Project submission and presentation
1. Conference application
2. Submission of project
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
Evaluation of research project and oral presentation using a project grade checklist.
Method(s) of Instruction
Lecture, discussion, demonstration.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Instructor created materials.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Perform independent literary research.
B. Display board assembly.
C. Application for submission of project to conference.
D. Prepare a group contract to guide the collaboration process in order to develop essential communication skills while working in a team oriented setting.