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NUR5209

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2010 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Ms Jill French

Synopsis

Health professionals are employed in a wide variety of workplaces where they are often required to deliver education programs to a wide range of professional and client groups. In many of these workplaces, there is an expectation that health professionals will be able to develop education and training programs that are responsive to local needs. The aim of this unit is to assist the learner to develop skills in the area of education program development. This flexible unit will allow the learner to work through the process of program development. To achieve this the learner will identify a workplace learning need to be addressed, then develop goals and objectives and formulate an education program to address the identified need.

Objectives

On completion of this unit the learner should be able to:

  1. discuss the theoretical underpinnings related to developing an education program;
  2. undertake a training needs analysis in their workplace;
  3. analyse the results and identify the learning need required;
  4. explain the principles of planning cost effective education programs;
  5. develop goals and objectives that will relate to identified learning needs;
  6. explore principles used in designing program content;
  7. design an education program related to the identified learning need; and
  8. develop a program evaluation tool using educationally sound principles.

Assessment

Written assignment (2000-3000 words)(20%)
Written portfolio (3000 words)(40%)
Essay (3000 words)(40%)

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Jill French

Contact hours

24 hours per week, comprising guided readings, online and other activities and/or tutorials, including self directed learning. (Total 312 hours).

Prerequisites

NUR9204