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HS5410 - Health Professional Education using Action Research

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 by permission of the Subject or Course Coordinator or Head of School.

This subject provides an opportunity for health professionals to design, teach, evaluate and report on a series of learning sessions using the action research framework.

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative research;
  • Recognise the role of research in the professional development of educators;
  • Design and implement a series of experiential learning sessions;
  • Apply the action research learning paradigm to a series of learning sessions;
  • Evaluate and appraise learning sessions using an action learning framework.
Prerequisites: HS5405 AND HS5406

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturers: Professor Sarah Larkins, Dr Robyn Preston, Dr Robin Ray, Mrs Liz Ware.
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

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturers: Dr Kimberley Owens, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Mrs Liz Ware, 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

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.