Courses & Units

Foundations of Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals CAM502


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)


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.


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

Dr Jo-Anne Kelder

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


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Teaching Pattern

Module-based and internet-dependent learning activities.


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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