6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Education is a key part of the work of health care professionals through provision of patient, peer and student teaching. Understanding teaching and learning theories and approaches is fundamental to delivering effective teaching. This unit aims to introduce students to teaching and learning for clinical practice. It will explore theory underpinning teaching and learning as well as provide opportunities for skills development in planning and delivering teaching.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- Evaluate contexts where education is provided in clinical practice and the factors that impact on effective teaching and learning
- Critique relevant educational theories and their relationship to teaching and learning practices
- Choose and justify approaches for planning, evaluating and assessing teaching and learning.
- Evaluate the role of education in health promotion
- Apply the principles of team dynamics and group processes in an interprofessional workshop
- Conduct a peer teaching session and reflect upon their own perspectives on teaching and learning.
- Peer teaching preparation and lesson plan (2,500 words) (45%)
- Essay (2,500 words) (45%)
- Teaching practical - reflective lesson plan annotation (1,000 words) (10%)
Interprofessional workshop (full day)
Attendance at 80% of all scheduled unit tutorials is required to pass this unit unless documentary evidence (such as a medical certificate, relevant death notice, etc.) is provided.
- Two (2) hours of lecture per week
- One (1) hour of tutorial per week
- Two (2) - four (4) hours private study per week
- Plus hurdle requirements.
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