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NS5343 - Teaching in Practice Settings

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject will focus on the application of key theories and specific strategies related to teaching and learning in clinical and healthcare contexts. Concepts explored in this subject will focus on the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of teaching applicable to consumers and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Outcomes

  • Critique and evaluate strategies and approaches suitable for teaching and learning in healthcare contexts;
  • Apply principles of teaching and learning in healthcare contexts;
  • Demonstrate the processes involved in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating teaching relevant to healthcare environments;
  • Develop strategies to overcome common problems when delivering teaching relevant to healthcare environments.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written - teaching plan - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (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.



JCU Online, Study Period 84, External
Census Date 15-Jul-2021
Coordinator: Ms Marie Bodak
Lecturers: Dr Narelle Biedermann, Dr Tracey Ahern, Dr Helena Harrison, Dr Clare Fenwick, Ms Kate Hurley, Mrs Anita Dunn, 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.