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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject a range of contemporary issues in the area of ergonomics, safety and health will be explored. Online lectures will provide the basis of the content for this subject and students will be directed towards a range of other materials for their learning in this subject. Areas covered in the subject will include work-related driving, changing working arrangements, nano technologies, green and sustainable ergonomics and designing for a diverse workforce.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTessa Keegel

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Investigate, evaluate and critically analyse complex theoretical models and adaptable practice for a range of contemporary issues in ergonomics.

Evaluation of a range of materials in different topics areas, Development of abstracts Written reports, Oral presentation

02. Synthesise, interpret and communicate issues related to contemporary ergonomics practice. Utilise expert judgment and adaptability in response to key concepts.

Development of abstracts, Written reports, Oral presentation

03. Identify, investigate and evaluate the multifaceted theoretical knowledge base arising from contemporary ergonomics practice and its application to a practical issue.

Oral presentation

04. Reflect critically, analyse and evaluate the limitations of available information for a range of topic areas and synthesise results for communication to various stakeholders as determined by the requirements of the stakeholder groups.

Written reports, Oral presentation

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