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HS5405 - Teaching for Learning in the Health Professions

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Medicine & Dentistry

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

This subject proves an introduction to key theories and concepts applicable to health professional education including adult learning, experiential learning, scaffolding and active learning. Students will learn how to plan an effective learning session and to apply best practice educator knowledge and skills to education sessions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe factors which may influence student learning;
  • Apply and discuss a range of education theories, concepts and strategies relevant to the health context;
  • Demonstrate the processes and information involved in successful lesson plans;
  • Describe the factors associated with evaluating teaching and learning opportunities and outcomes;
  • Apply appropriate academic literacy in written and oral communication skills.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Ms Karen Knight, Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Mrs Liz Ware, Assoc. Professor Bunmi Malau-Aduli.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: critical appraisal (30%); lesson plan and analysis (40%); observation, analysis and critique of a teaching session (30%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Robin Ray, Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturer: Mrs Liz Ware.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: critical appraisal (30%); lesson plan and analysis (40%); observation, analysis and critique of a teaching session (30%).

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.