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HS5405 - Teaching for Learning in the Health Professions

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

Available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Health Professional Education, Graduate Diploma of Rural and Remote Medicine, Master of Rural and Remote Medicine or the Graduate certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master of Nursing or by permission of the Subject or Course Coordinator or Head of School.

This subject proves an introduction to key theories and concepts applicable to health professional education including adult learning, experiential learning, scaffolding and active learning. Students will learn how to plan an effective learning session and to apply best practice educator knowledge and skills to education sessions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe factors which may influence student learning;
  • Apply and discuss a range of education theories, concepts and strategies relevant to the health context;
  • Demonstrate the processes and information involved in successful lesson plans;
  • Describe the factors associated with evaluating teaching and learning opportunities and outcomes;
  • Apply appropriate academic literacy in written and oral communication skills.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 22-Mar-2018
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Mrs Liz Ware
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Mrs Liz Ware.
Contact hours:
  • 10 hours - 10 hours scheduled online contact
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
    Assessment: formative (%); critical appraisal (30%); lesson plan and analysis (30%); observation, analysis and critique of a teaching session (40%).

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Mrs Liz Ware
    Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Mrs Liz Ware.
    Contact hours:
    • 10 hours - 10 hours of scheduled online contact
      Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
      Assessment: formative (%); critical appraisal (30%); lesson plan and analysis (30%); observation, analysis and critique of a teaching session (40%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.