Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2020. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.
This Unit 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 principles of health coaching, stages of motivational readiness for change, mediators of behaviour change, and application of models in community programs.
|Unit name||Health Promotion and Behaviour Change: Perspectives and Practice|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Dr Kira Patterson
|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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- 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.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||070101|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 2 hr lecture (9 weeks), 1 x 1 hour Tutorial (9 weeks)
Assessment Task 1: Professional Development Plan, 800 words (20%)
Assessment Task 2: School health promotion presentation, 10 minutes (40%)
Assessment Task 3: Health behaviour change blog/diary/essay. 2000 words (40%)
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