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NS5342 - Principles of Education for the Health Professional

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Understanding the theories and models that underpin teaching and learning are of great importance for an educator. This subject introduces the most prominent theories in adult learning, and explores the ways in which they apply to a healthcare context. The student will explore their own philosophy of teaching and learning, and apply education theory to the practice of teaching. The subject culminates with the development of a teaching plan that will enable the student to apply theory to their own practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Reflect on and describe a personal teaching philosophy;
  • Plan teaching for adult learning in healthcare contexts;
  • Evaluate own teaching as part of the teaching and learning process;
  • Apply appropriate education and adult learning theories to teaching in healthcare contexts.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (40%) - Individual
  • Teaching/lesson plan (35%); oral presentation (15%) - (50%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.

Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HS5405

Availabilities

JCU Online, Study Period 81, External
Census Date 27-Jan-2022
Lecturers: Dr Tracey Ahern, Dr Clare Fenwick, Ms Kate Hurley, Mrs Anita Dunn, Ms Pieta Shakes, Dr Nasreena Waheed.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours - Online accelerated program, 10 hours/week for 6 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

JCU Online, Study Period 85, External
Census Date 15-Sep-2022
Lecturers: Dr Tracey Ahern, Dr Clare Fenwick, Ms Kate Hurley, Mrs Anita Dunn, Ms Pieta Shakes, Dr Nasreena Waheed.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours - Online accelerated program, 10 hours/week for 6 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

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.