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HS6408 - Leadership in Health Professional Education

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

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

  • Discuss the qualities of an educational leader;
  • Explain the leadership roles of health educators;
  • Design leadership strategies in health professional education;
  • Evaluate the issues and solve problems that educational leaders may encounter in health professional education;
  • Apply change management issues in health professional education.
Prerequisites: HS6405

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturers: Ms Karen Knight, Assoc. Professor Louise Young.
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: essays (25%); assignments (25%); case studies (50%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
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: essays (25%); assignments (25%); case studies (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.