ACTION LEARNING STUDY A

PHE5ALA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will gain practical experience, applying analytical and problem-solving strategies to real health care and public health problems using an action learning framework by implementing the project you have designed in PHE5PMH and using the evaluation criteria developed in your research methods subject. You will complete an action learning project directed at improving health by integrating skills and knowledge gained in the postgraduate programs of the School of Psychology and Public Health and deepening skills in reflection, project management, planning and evaluation. The concept of reflective practice is applied and you will have the opportunity to examine their styles and practice, consider their development needs and how they might ensure ongoing learning throughout their careers.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesStructured learning via videos, self directed learning modules, online and or in-class activities utilizing flipped learning

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesPHE5QMH AND PHE5QRM AND PHE5PMH

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsPHE5ALS

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsDistance students must have sufficient internet capacity to run Zoom using a laptop computer equipped with camera and microphone. Overseas students must note that classes are scheduled at Australian Eastern Standard Time or Australian Eastern Standard Daylight time (depending on time of year.)

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeAbility to use a computer in an online environment, Ability to reference works cited, Use of referencing programs such as Endnote Use of features in MS Word such as style palates Use of minor/simple formulae in MS Exce

Learning resources

Project Management in Health and Community Services

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorDwyer, J Liang, Z. Thiessen V

Year2019

Edition/Volume3rd ed

PublisherAllen & Unwin

ISBN9781760632816

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Project Management in Practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorPearson N Larson EW Gray CF

Year2019

Edition/Volume6th ed

PublisherMcGraw Hill Education

ISBN9781760422936

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 sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days requiredVaries depending on sponsor requirements

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsStudents will have developed a draft project plan earlier in the year in PHE5PMH that has overall sponsor approval.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Plan, deliver and evaluate projects in an area of interest in public health, health promotion or health services management.
02. Identify and analyse issues in health policy, provision or management to develop, evaluate and recommend potential solutions using evidence.
03. Interpret and apply the ethical responsibilities and duties of care health practitioners have to participants and their data
04. Solve complex problems in the delivery of workplace projects using evidence.
05. Reflect critically on their own professional practice and provide insight and feedback to colleagues.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 10 - 16
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend at night from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Peer review exercise using Workshop function in LMS, equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Peer review exercise using Workshop function in LMS, equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Reflective Interim Report (up to 3000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sponsor confirmation of project

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 2.00 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via video conference.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 16
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Peer review exercise using Workshop function in LMS, equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Peer review exercise using Workshop function in LMS, equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Reflective Interim Report (up to 3000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sponsor confirmation of project

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 30 - 35
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on any day including weekend at night from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Peer review exercise using Workshop function in LMS, equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Peer review exercise using Workshop function in LMS, equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Reflective Interim Report (up to 3000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sponsor confirmation of project

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 2.00 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via video conference.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Peer review exercise using Workshop function in LMS, equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherCombinedNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Peer review exercise using Workshop function in LMS, equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Reflective Interim Report (up to 3000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sponsor confirmation of project

N/AOtherIndividualYes0