OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE: INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATION

OCT1OCS

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

An Introduction to Occupation will help you develop an understanding of occupation, environments as contexts in which occupation occurs and the interconnection between human occupation and health at a personal level. Through reading, online learning activities, assignments and forum discussions you will define occupations, communicate an understanding of occupation in differing cultural environments, and analyse occupation using narrative form. Your learning will be assessed through written and multimedia assignments, as well as through your engagement in online learning activities.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNerida Hyett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HZHOT, HZHOTB,HZHOTW, HZHOTM, HZHOTS - Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntroduction to occupation: The art and science of living 2nd Ed.PrescribedChristiansen, C. and Townsend, E.A.. 2010Pearson

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand and describe multiple conceptions of human occupation

Activities:
Readings, online learning activities, assignments and discussoins
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Communicate an understanding of occupation in different cultural environments

Activities:
Readings, online learning activities, assignments and discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse occupations using narrative form

Activities:
Readings, online learning activities, assignments and discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Summer 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNerida Hyett

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
Twelve 3.0 hours block mode per study period on any day including weekend from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via online.
"Three online modules. All modules to be completed by subject end date."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One participation portfolio (equivalent to 1500 words)30 02, 01
One narrative and analysis of a personal occupation (equivalent to 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03
One appraisal of literature conceptions of occupation (1000 words)30 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2016, Summer 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNerida Hyett

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 07
Twelve 3.0 hours block mode per study period on any day including weekend from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via online.
"Three online modules. All modules must be completed by subject end date."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One participation portfolio (equivalent to 1500 words)30 02, 01
One narrative and analysis of a personal occupation (equivalent to 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03
One appraisal of literature conceptions of occupation (1000 words)30 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2016, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size30

Enrolment information Winter offering required for Latrobe Melbourne students and late first year transfers who will miss the Summer iteration. Manual enrolment of late-entry students; order of enrolment for other students to make quota.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNerida Hyett

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 27 - 28
Three 2.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.
"Online tutor support to complete three online modules. All modules must be completed by subject end date."

Lecture Week: 27 - 28
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.
"Online Collaborate lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One participation portfolio (equivalent to 1500 words)30 02, 01
One narrative and analysis of a personal occupation (equivalent to 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03
One appraisal of literature conceptions of occupation (1000 words)30 01, 02, 03