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HS6407 - Curriculum Design in Health Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
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 learn the different phases involved in developing and designing a curriculum. They will be able to identify and discus the challenges involved in curriculum development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the meaning and components of a curriculum;
  • Compare and contrast between curriculum development and curriculum design;
  • Describe the steps in the curriculum development;
  • Discuss the main challenges in designing a curriculum for a health care program;
  • Outline a curriculum evaluation framework for a selected practice.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • 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 (40%); submission of the design portfolio (60%).
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 (40%); submission of the design portfolio (60%).
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.