LEARNING IN HEALTH SCIENCES
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will be provided with an introduction to learning at university with a focus on the academic skills needed to engage successfully in study in health sciences. You will be introduced to information literacy resources, the Learning Management System (LMS) and a range of online learning support materials. The subject focuses on extending your engagement with content in the other common first-year subjects with a particular focus on scientific knowledge, effective reading, proficient writing and independent study strategies.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Patten
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in Diploma of Health Sciences (HDHSB)
Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management
Quota-conditions or rulesPriority given to students admitted in the Diploma of Health Sciences then all others by order of enrolment.
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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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment size80
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Problem Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 10.00 h problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
10 one hour sessions of Online activities equivalent to approximately one hour per week over ten weeks.
WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|4x skills-based assessments 10% ea. (equivalent to 1500 words in total)||N/A||N/A||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|1 x Individual Essay (1,500-words)||N/A||N/A||No||35||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|1 x Individual Reflective Assessment (1,000-words)||N/A||N/A||No||25||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|