CONCEPTS OF WELLBEING

EDU1CW

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Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Sustainability Thinking Essential. Sustainability Thinking entails deep appreciation of how the choices we make affects the natural, economic, social, political and cultural systems — now and in the future.

Subject outline

In this subject students explore, develop and reflect on their attitudes and behaviours towards their own and other people's health and wellbeing. Students explore aspects of wellbeing and sustainable living in order to gain a greater awareness of, and take responsibility for their wellbeing so they are prepared for the demands of tertiary study and of their future profession.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGenevieve Johnson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Pocket Guide to APA StyleRecommendedPerrin, J. (2012)WADSWORTH PUBLISHING

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify key components of the various dimensions of wellbeing and sustainability.

Activities:
Hands-on tutorials Activity-based workshops. Lectures.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

02. Demonstrate inquiry and research skills by locating and using appropriate academic sources.

Activities:
Accessing evidence-based materials to support a personal wellbeing plan.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Reflect on the development and future consequences of an evidence-based Wellbeing Plan.

Activities:
Developing reflective writing skills. Developing communication skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

04. Demonstrate an understanding of how sustainable choices affect the health and wellbeing of future generations.

Activities:
Online modules. Hands-on tutorials.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

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