ERGONOMICS PRINCIPLES OF WORK, WORKSTATION AND PLANT DESIGN
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will study biological and psychological evidence and associated ergonomics principles concerning human capacities and limitations relevant to the design of equipment and 'plant', work tasks, workstations and the physical workplace environment. You will learn to understand the interface between humans and their environments, human capabilities and work demands, and apply principles of ergonomics and human factors to achieve effective work performance and good occupational health and safety outcomes.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorVictoria Weale
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveYes
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 4, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVictoria Weale
Problem Based LearningWeek: 30 - 35
One 4.00 hours problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.
Online learning package, comprising 6 modules, each equivalent to a 4 hour lecture.
TutorialWeek: 30 - 35
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.
Participation in online topic discussions, equivalent of 12 hours of tutorials.
One 2,000 word assignment with presentation
|Assignment||Individual||Yes||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
Participation in online discussions (equivalent to 1000 words)
|Other||Individual||No||10||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
2 x online quizzes, each equivalent to 750 words (1500 words in total)
|Quizzes||Individual||Yes||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|