LEARNING IN HEALTH SCIENCES

HLT1LHS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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 health sciences. You will be introduced to using journal articles, library database searching, improving writing skills, planning for and structuring academic tasks, as well as referencing standards. The subject focuses on extending your engagement with content in other first year subjects by guiding your use of university support systems and independent study strategies.

Please note: There will be a 1 hour introductory class during OWeek (Week 9) to support student transition

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in Diploma of Health Sciences HDHSB, HDHSAW, HDHSM or HDHSS. Students in other courses that may wish to undertake this subject as an elective will need to obtain Subject Coordinator approval.

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

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Navigate university systems and networks to support learning.
02. Demonstrate the ability to write at university standards and apply university academic writing conventions.
03. Develop skills in sourcing and synthesize academic literature for use in academic assessments.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Weekly online activities equivalent to approximately one hour per week over twelve weeks.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
There will be a 1 hour introductory class during OWeek (Week 9)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x academic skills-based quizzes (10% each) (equivalent to 750 words in total) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo25 SILO1

4 x Skills-based written tasks  (ranging 10-25% each) (equiv. to 1750 words total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO3

1 x individual critical reflection (equiv. to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Weekly online activities equivalent to approximately one hour per week over twelve weeks.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
There will be a 1 hour introductory class during OWeek (Week 9)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x academic skills-based quizzes (10% each) (equivalent to 750 words in total) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo25 SILO1

4 x Skills-based written tasks  (ranging 10-25% each) (equiv. to 1750 words total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO3

1 x individual critical reflection (equiv. to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Weekly online activities equivalent to approximately one hour per week over twelve weeks.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
There will be a 1 hour introductory class during OWeek (Week 9)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x academic skills-based quizzes (10% each) (equivalent to 750 words in total) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo25 SILO1

4 x Skills-based written tasks  (ranging 10-25% each) (equiv. to 1750 words total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO3

1 x individual critical reflection (equiv. to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Weekly online activities equivalent to approximately one hour per week over twelve weeks.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
There will be a 1 hour introductory class during OWeek (Week 9)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x academic skills-based quizzes (10% each) (equivalent to 750 words in total) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo25 SILO1

4 x Skills-based written tasks  (ranging 10-25% each) (equiv. to 1750 words total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO3

1 x individual critical reflection (equiv. to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Patten

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Weekly online activities equivalent to approximately one hour per week over twelve weeks.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
There will be a 1 hour introductory class during OWeek (Week 9)

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x academic skills-based quizzes (10% each) (equivalent to 750 words in total) 

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo25 SILO1

4 x Skills-based written tasks  (ranging 10-25% each) (equiv. to 1750 words total)

N/AOtherIndividualNo45 SILO2, SILO3

1 x individual critical reflection (equiv. to 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2