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OT2014 - Contextual Determinants of Occupation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject is only available to students enrolled in occupational therapy.

The purpose of this subject is to equip students with insight and understanding of the impact of physical, social, cultural and institutional contextual elements in engagement in occupation. The subject also aims to enable students to integrate, focus and apply knowledge and understanding gained in all 2nd year subjects.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate strategies that address contextual factors that cause occupational disruption, alienation and injustice for individuals, groups and communities;
  • appraise and select information gathering strategies that are appropriate to the needs and situations of individuals, groups and communities;
  • appraise and design enabling strategies that are appropriate to address issues of occupational dysfunction in individuals, groups and communities;
  • demonstrate competence in occupational therapy professional communication;
  • identify, evaluate and discuss the ways in which physical, social, cultural and institutional contextual factors influence engagement in occupation.
Prerequisites: OT2015

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Mr Daniel Lowrie, <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Mr Daniel Lowrie, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 1 hr per week
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars - 2 hrs per week
Assessment: end of semester exam (% - 40%); assignments (% - 40%); group presentation (% - 20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: In order to pass this subject, you must: complete and submit ALL assessment materials; attend and participate in at least 80% of all tutorials & workshops; achieve a grade of 50% or more on the final exam and obtain a minimum of 50% overall for the subject.

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.