Courses & Units

Foundations of Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals CAM502

Note:

This unit is a required unit for the Bachelor Education Professional Honours (Higher Education) (E4W) and Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching for Health Professionals (E5T). It is an elective unit in the Bachelor Health Professional Honours (M4L)

Introduction

This unit will provide students with an overview of the principles, theories and practice of learning and teaching in higher education. The focus of the unit is the application of that knowledge to the context of educating health professionals in practice settings.This unit is one of two foundation units in the Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching for Health Professionals (E5T) and introduces topics that will be further developed in the remaining units of the course. It will be of interest to clinicians acting in roles such as preceptor, supervisor and facilitator, responsible for teaching and learning and assessing the learning of students on professional experience placement.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals
Unit code CAM502
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Teaching staff

Dr Jo-Anne Kelder

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
3 060199

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

  • Entry to course E5S

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Module-based and internet-dependent learning activities.

Assessment

Written Report - teaching design focus (1500 words, 30%), Written Report- assessment design focus (1500 words 30%); Discussion Post Response (3 x 150 words, 10%); Critical Reflection (1500 words, 30%)

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Textbooks

Required

Biggs and Tang 2011

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