This is the first of four units of study that focuses on contemporary issues relating to the health of young people in Australian society. The unit emphasis follows the Teaching as Inquiry model by having a focus inquiry, whereby participants will examine a range of sensitive health topics including: mental health; body image; positive relationships and communication; loss and grief; sexualities education and drug education and their importance for young people. These content
areas are explored within the context of the Australian Curriculum by identifying appropriate learning experiences for primary and high school levels.
|Unit name||Contemporary Health Issues of Young People 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2019: $820.00||2019: $2,037.00||070105|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
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1 x 1 hour lecture (13 weeks) 1 x 2 hour tutorial (13 weeks)
Letter to the editor 20%
Case Study: Engaging parents in health education, Written Report – 40%
Health education resource analysis – 40%.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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