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MEU9001 - Teaching and learning in health professional education

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader(s): Dr Geoff White


Clayton First semester 2009 (Off-campus)
Clayton Summer semester A 2009 (Off-campus)


This unit will involve participants in the development of their teaching skills, including the theoretical aspects of teaching and learning in a variety of settings.


On completion of this unit, participants will be able to:

  1. Plan teaching and learning for a variety of contexts demonstrating participant-centred principles including preparation of learning objectives, teaching resources, aligned objectives, instructional methods and participant outcomes;
  2. Demonstrate competence as a teacher and the ability to reflect constructively on own skill and that of others;
  3. Compare and contrast individual perspectives on teaching and learning with a range of theoretical models;
  4. Analyse a range of contemporary practices in health professional education with
particular reference to the implications of learner diversity, flexible delivery and
teaching development;
  1. Compare different educational approaches across a variety of health professions and consider strengths and weaknesses in relation to own teaching practice.


Teaching practical and plan (30%)
Teaching sequence plan (40%)
Analytical refelction on the teaching sequence plan (10%)
Teaching portfolio (20%).

Off-campus attendance requirements

Off-campus with compulsory study days

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