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MEU9001

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedBlock-offnott Second semester (extended) 2011 (HILL)
Block-offnott Term 2 2011 (HILL)
Block-offnott Term 4 2011 (HILL)
Block-offnt First semester (extended) 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Bendigo First semester (extended) 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Bendigo Second semester (extended) 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Bendigo Term 2 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Bendigo Term 4 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Lrh First semester (extended) 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Lrh Second semester (extended) 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Lrh Term 2 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Nott First semester (extended) 2011 (HILL)
Nt Second semester (extended) 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Nt Term 2 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Nt Term 4 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Saudi First semester (extended) 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Saudi Second semester (extended) 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Saudi Term 2 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Saudi Term 4 2011 (Off-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Dr Geoff White

Synopsis

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.

Objectives

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.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Geoff White

Off-campus attendance requirements

Off-campus with compulsory study days