This unit provides you with an understanding of health information, knowledge of the nature of health and a positive attitude towards being healthy. This unit is essential for teacher education graduates who will be promoting health, both directly in health education or indirectly by incidental teaching and example.
This unit also considers the application of research, theories, and concepts of behavioural science into lifestyle coaching within a variety of contexts, such as fitness, rehabilitation, and education. Aspects covered include the challenges of behaviour change, strategies that work, coaching techniques and relapse prevention, and the application of frameworks in community programs.
|Unit name||Health Promotion and Behaviour Change: Perspectives and Practice|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Ms Louise Padgett|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Develop and justify a whole-school health promotion strategy using the Health Promoting Schools Framework.
- Explain the challenges of health behaviour change.
- Critically analyse successful coaching techniques in health behaviour change.
- Identify and justify relevant and appropriate sources of professional learning for aspects of your teaching practice that you would like to improve.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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|Assessment||Plan (20%)|Presentation (40%)|Attendance (40%)|
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