OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE: INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATION

OCT1OCS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will help you develop an understanding of occupation, environments as contexts in which occupation occurs and the interconnection between human occupation and health at a personal level. Additionally, you will learn about different clinical settings in which Occupational Therapists practice, career options upon graduation, the importance of becoming a student member of your professional body, evidence-based practice, and understanding the lived experience of receiving Occupational Therapy. There are a diverse range of learning environments facilitated within this subject. Including: tutorials, lectures, online learning activities, assignments and forum discussions. Learning will be assessed through written and multimedia assignments, as well as through engagement in online learning activities.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Palexas

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHOT, HZHOTB,HZHOTW, HZHOTM, HZHOTS

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand and describe multiple conceptions of human occupation
02. Communicate an understanding of occupation in different cultural environments
03. Analyse occupations using narrative form
04. Understand and describe occupational therapy in practice

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Palexas

Class requirements

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.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One participation portfolio (equivalent to 1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
One narrative and analysis of a personal occupation (equivalent to 1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One appraisal of literature conceptions of occupation (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSarah Palexas

Class requirements

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.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One participation portfolio (equivalent to 1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
One narrative and analysis of a personal occupation (equivalent to 1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One appraisal of literature conceptions of occupation (1000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4