PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 1: SERVICE LEARNING

OCT3PPI

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This is the second subject undertaken with other occupational therapy students. It aims to further develop foundational concepts related to occupation through academic learning and placement within a community agency. You will participate in genuine community service with a diverse population, while developing pre- professional knowledge of occupation, community diversity, social participation, experiential learning and the impact of socioeconomic and environmental factors on participation. Service in the community will enable you to build skills in engaging with community stakeholders, critical reection and professional behaviour. These concepts and skills will provide a foundation for future professional practice in a diverse and changing local and global communities.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities including individual and team activities, online and face to face learning, a community service placement and submission of reflective portfolio pieces. These activities align with the subject’s intended learning outcomes.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZHOTB, HZHOT and must have passed 120 credit points at year level 1 including HLT1IPP and HLT1RAE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBarbara A. Boyt Schell, Glen Gillen, Marjorie E. Scaffa, Ellen S. Cohn

Year2014

Edition/Volume12e

PublisherWolters Kluwer

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Introduction to occupation: Pearson New International Ediiton :The Art and Science of Living

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorChristiansen, C.

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPearson eBook

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

The process of Reflection

Resource TypeWeb resource

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorEducational designers

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherLatrobe University

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required32 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain core occupational theories
02. Critically reflect on own underlying assumptions in relation to equity, diversity, and social justice.
03. Apply theoretical understandings to address needs arising in the service learning environment
04. Apply professional skills in self organisation, leadership, communication and teamwork in the service learning environment.
05. Integrate reflective, theoretical and practical understanding in written and oral mode.
06. Review and analyse research evidence and publicly available materials to guide understanding of occupational issues.
07. Apply early professional inquiry behaviours and the application of emerging professional knowledge to a service learning environment.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 10-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarol McKinstry

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 11 - 20
One 4.00 hours placement - off site per week from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Fieldwork placement at local school

SeminarWeek: 15 - 21
Two 3.50 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.
2 seminars midway and final

TutorialWeek: 10 - 19
Seven 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
Orientation Tutorial and Tutorials

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 19
One 0.50 hour unscheduled online class per week from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.
Online lecture

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Structured reective journal entries (Pebble Pad) ( 3 x 800 words) and visual map. Students are also expected to demonstrate how they have addressed feedback received about their journal entries 1 & 2 from their tutor in their next submission.

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

Two x 15-minute online quizzes (500-words in total)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1

One team oral presentation as an integrated group at a Final seminar  (allocation of 5 minutes per student) and Group report of 750-words per student includes submission of presentation materials via Turnitin and a related pamphlet. (1250 words total equivalent per student)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Successful completion of professional placement (32 hours) and related tutorial sessions (19 hours). Hurdle requirement: students must participate in and complete 80% of hours as required during placement and the related tutorials. The tutorials are related to student management and development on placement and are an integral component of the placement hours required for registration. Students not meeting the requirements will be offered the opportunity to present a folio of work, and make up placement hours within the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 10-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 11 - 20
One 4.00 hours placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Fieldwork placement at local school

SeminarWeek: 15 - 21
Two 3.00 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 19
Seven 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
Orientation tutorial and Tutorials

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 19
One 0.50 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.
Online lecture

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Structured reective journal entries (Pebble Pad) ( 3 x 800 words) and visual map. Students are also expected to demonstrate how they have addressed feedback received about their journal entries 1 & 2 from their tutor in their next submission.

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

Two x 15-minute online quizzes (500-words in total)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1

One team oral presentation as an integrated group at a Final seminar  (allocation of 5 minutes per student) and Group report of 750-words per student includes submission of presentation materials via Turnitin and a related pamphlet. (1250 words total equivalent per student)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Successful completion of professional placement (32 hours) and related tutorial sessions (19 hours). Hurdle requirement: students must participate in and complete 80% of hours as required during placement and the related tutorials. The tutorials are related to student management and development on placement and are an integral component of the placement hours required for registration. Students not meeting the requirements will be offered the opportunity to present a folio of work, and make up placement hours within the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 30-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size60

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSiann Bowman

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 38
One 4.00 hours placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.
Fieldwork placement at local school during school term only. These occur on either Thursday or Friday morning prior to 2pm. They will not appear in allocate please follow the instructions on LMS.

SeminarWeek: 35 - 39
Two 2.50 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 37
Seven 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 37 and delivered via face-to-face.
Orientation tutorial involves placement allocation. Tutorial 1 -6

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 37
One 0.50 hour unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 37 and delivered via online.
Online lecture and activities

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Structured reective journal entries (Pebble Pad) ( 3 x 800 words) and visual map. Students are also expected to demonstrate how they have addressed feedback received about their journal entries 1 & 2 from their tutor in their next submission.

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO5, SILO6

Two x 15-minute online quizzes (500-words in total)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1

One team oral presentation as an integrated group at a Final seminar  (allocation of 5 minutes per student) and Group report of 750-words per student includes submission of presentation materials via Turnitin and a related pamphlet. (1250 words total equivalent per student)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Successful completion of professional placement (32 hours) and related tutorial sessions (19 hours). Hurdle requirement: students must participate in and complete 80% of hours as required during placement and the related tutorials. The tutorials are related to student management and development on placement and are an integral component of the placement hours required for registration. Students not meeting the requirements will be offered the opportunity to present a folio of work, and make up placement hours within the subject.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7