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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 for health professionals in the clinical setting. Topics include the components of the clinical learning cycle, how learning is facilitated through experiential learning in clinical settings and how reflective practice can be incorporated into clinical learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • Critically analyse the role of clinical teaching in health care;
  • Critique and evaluate teaching strategies and approaches suitable for the clinical environment;
  • Apply principles of adult teaching and learning in the context of the clinical workplace;
  • Demonstrate the processes involved in planning, development, implementing and evaluating a clinical teaching session in a clinical setting;
  • Develop strategies to overcome common problems when delivering clinical teaching.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Lesson plan 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Self-reflection task - (40%) - 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, External, Study Period 84
Census Date 15-Jul-2021
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.