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HS6408 - Leadership 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 explore models of leadership and categories of scholarship and its application in diverse educational practice settings. The challenges of political influence affecting educational leadership will be explored.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define educational scholarship;
  • Outline the categories of scholarship;
  • Discuss the qualities of an educational leader;
  • Discuss the roles of health educators as leaders;
  • Outline the issues that educational leaders may encounter in a political leadership context.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work with people of different gender, age, ethnicity, culture, religion and political persuasion;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems;
  • The potential to resolve conflicts.

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 (20%); 2000 word on leadership in health education (80%).
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 (20%); 2000 word on leadership in health education (80%).
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.