Courses & Units

Learning Online in Health Studies CAD001

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


This foundation unit is fully online


This unit aims to improve your skills, knowledge and understanding of computers, as applied in a learning environment, with an introduction to specific software programs used to enable online and distance learning in later units. Modules will include an introduction to MyLO, and word processing, finding resources on the internet and an introduction to reflective practice. Students who have successfully completed the Understanding Dementia MOOC may be eligible for credit towards some of the assessment requirements in this unit based on demonstration of equivalent learning.


Unit name Learning Online in Health Studies
Unit code CAD001
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
Wicking Centre
Discipline Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre

Dr Sunny Jang

Level Foundation
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 090507

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Teaching Pattern

Internet-dependent activities


Database searches and summary (30%), Reflective writing (30%, 500 words), Formatting Task (20%), Discussion Boards (20%)

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