CONTEMPORARY HUMAN SERVICES

SWP1CHS

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Human services organisations are broadly defined as providing services to meet the needs of people. These include health, welfare and education services. In this subject students will learn about the human services sector, its history, purpose and current structure. Using contemporary organisational examples, students will examine how services are developed and funded through policy and planning processes. Students will develop a beginning knowledge in professional values, ethics and quality service standards.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDianne Cox

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Hodgkin

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 32 - 42
Nine 1.0 hours directed reading per study period from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"9 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include online activities (weeks 32-38; 41 and 42)."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"3 x 1 hour lectures (week 31, 39 and 43)"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual written assignment.45
One in-class group presentation (equiv to 500 words per student).20
One on-line test(equiv to 1,500 words).35

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDianne Cox

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 32 - 42
Nine 1.0 hours directed reading per study period from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"9 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include online activities (weeks 32-38; 41 and 42)."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"3 x 1 hour lectures (week 31, 39 and 43)"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual written assignment.45
One in-class group presentation (equiv to 500 words per student).20
One on-line test(equiv to 1,500 words).35

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Long

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"3 x 1 hour lectures (week 31, 39 and 43)"

Directed Reading Week: 32 - 42
Nine 1.0 hours directed reading per study period from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"9 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include online activities (weeks 32-38; 41 and 42)."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual written assignment.45
One in-class group presentation (equiv to 500 words per student).20
One on-line test(equiv to 1,500 words).35

Mildura, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDianne Cox

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 32 - 42
Nine 1.0 hours directed reading per study period from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"9 x 1-hour teacher guided learning packages which include online activities (weeks 32-38; 41 and 42)."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"3 x 1 hour lectures (week 31, 39 and 43)"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 2,000-word individual written assignment.45
One in-class group presentation (equiv to 500 words per student).20
One on-line test(equiv to 1,500 words).35