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||Health Pedagogy 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Dr. Kira Patterson
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
Please check that your computer meets the minimum System Requirements if you are attending via Distance/Off-Campus.
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.
TNE Program units special approval requirements.
* 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).
- Use knowledge of health and health education to justify your opinion on current health-related issues in Australia.
- Select, discuss and justify a broad range of strategies for involving parents/carers in the health education process.
- Evaluate youth health education resources and programs.
1 x 1 hour lecture (13 weeks) 1 x 2 hour tutorial (13 weeks)
Task 1: Letter to the editor, 500 words (20%)
Task 2: Case study - Engaging parents in health education, 1200 words (40%)
Task 3: Health education resource analysis, 2300 words (written) OR 7 minute video (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.