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HS6406 - Evaluation in Health Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry

This subject is available to Graduate Diploma of Health Professional Education and Master of Health Professional Education only or by permission of the Head of School.

Students will discuss different evaluation strategies, including the differences between formative and summative evaluations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the definition of evaluation and discuss the goals of evaluation;
  • Distinguish the differences between formative and summative evaluations;
  • Critique an evaluation tool;
  • Develop an evaluation tool for your practice setting;
  • Identify the four major groups of evaluation strategies: Scientific-experimental, management-oriented systems, qualitative/anthropological and participant oriented groups.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • An understanding of the economic, legal, ethical, social and cultural issues involved in the use of information;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual and/or creative advances;
  • The ability to communicate the methodology, results and implications of their research in a manner appropriate to different purposes and audiences.

Availabilities

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 1 hours - There will be little contact hours for this subject as it is delievered in an external format. Occasional teleconferences may be arranged by negotiation with the students.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments (50%); critique of the evaluation tool submitted in first assessment (50%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 1 hours - There will be little contact hours for this subject as it is delievered in an external format. Occasional teleconferences may be arranged by negotiation with the students.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments (50%); critique of the evaluation tool submitted in first assessment (50%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.