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HS5410 - Health Professional Education using Action Research

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry (pre 2015)

Available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Health Professional Education, Postgraduate Diploma of Rural and Remote Medicine, Master of Rural and Remote Medicine or by permission of the Subject or Course Coordinator or Head of School.

This subject provides an opportunity for registered health professionals to develop and formalise their teaching skills specifically related to professional development in the education of health professionals. The subject focuses on the teaching and assessment of professionalism in clinical settings, ie professional knowledge, skills, behaviours and attributes. It is available off-campus on a part-time basis in the mode of flexible delivery.

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative research;
  • Apply the action research learning paradigm;
  • Critically evaluate and appraise learning sessions using an action research framework;
  • Disseminate the findings from the action research;
  • Recognise the role of research in the professional development of educators.
Prerequisites: HS5405 AND HS5406

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturers: Professor Sarah Larkins, Dr Robyn Preston, Dr Robin Ray.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars - Experiential learning workshops
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (30%); action research plan (20%); literature review (30%); action research abstract (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturers: Dr Kimberley Owens, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Assoc. Professor Bunmi Malau-Aduli.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars - Experiential learning workshops
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (30%); action research plan (20%); literature review (30%); action research abstract (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items
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.