RESEARCH IN SEX, SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL HEALTH
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will become familiar with the interdisciplinary field of sex research and critical sexuality studies. You will 1) critically examine the history and discourses of sex research and sexuality studies, 2) analyse ethical issues unique to modern sex research and sexuality studies including methodology and human rights, 3) develop skills to evaluate sex research and sexuality studies to justify solutions in practice (e.g., education, therapy, program development, research development, etc.) and 4) argue for the use of sex research and sexuality studies to address health and human rights issues (e.g., normalizing diversity to address harmful stigma).
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Power
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must be admitted to HCSHS or must obtain subject coordinators approval.
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Critically review knowledge of histories and discourses as they apply to sex research and sexuality studies.
- 3 x 4hr online modules using a mix of recording lectures, videos, and pedagogical activities (e.g., discussion boards) 3 x 5hrs of relevant readings to supplement online modules 0.5 day face-to-face facilitated seminar to synthesis learnings
02. Critically analyse issues relating to ethical conduct of sex research and sexuality studies.
- 2 x 4hr online modules using a mix of recording lectures, videos, and pedagogical activities (e.g., discussion boards) 2 x 5hrs of relevant readings to supplement online modules 0.5 day face-to-face facilitated seminar to synthesis learnings
03. Justify practical solutions to improve sexual health and wellbeing that consider historical and ethical contexts
- 4 x 4hr online modules using a mix of recording lectures, videos, and pedagogical activities (e.g., discussion boards) 4 x 5hrs of relevant readings to supplement online modules 1 day face-to-face facilitated seminar to synthesis learnings
04. Create grammatically correct, evidenced-based coherent and correctly referenced arguments for improving health and human rights as they apply to sex research and sexuality studies.
- Across all online pedagogical activities above, facilitate move from knowledge to application. 2 days face-to-face facilitated seminar (combination of the above) to move from knowledge to application.
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City Campus, 2020, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Power
One 2.0 days block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 days (14 hours) of face to face content delivered by lectures, seminars, and facilitated discussions."
Scheduled Online Class
Nine 9.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Content (e.g., readings, online materials, online engagement) to be completed by students at a regular pace throughout the semester with an expectation of spending approximately 9 hours per week across all activities"
|Literature review (2000 words)||A critical review and synthesis of the research literature on a sex-related topic.||40||01, 02|
|Written assessment (3000 words)||Presenting critically designed sexual health promotion intervention/program/policy based on research.||60||01, 02, 03, 04|