CONCEPTS OF WELLBEING

EDU1CW

2015

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

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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 (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

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 (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

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 (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

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 (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGenevieve Johnson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Wellbeing Plan - Health Behaviour assignment in 4 stages due throughout semester60 01, 02, 03, 04
Personal and Professional Wellbeing: On-line tasks for weekly classes. throughout semester20 01, 02, 04
Sustainability Module (online)20 01

Mildura, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Ryan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Wellbeing Plan - Health Behaviour assignment in 4 stages due throughout semester60 01, 02, 03, 04
Personal and Professional Wellbeing: On-line tasks for weekly classes. throughout semester20 01, 02, 04
Sustainability Module (online)20 01