Enhances student's theoretical and practical understanding of program development, planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation. Students will have the opportunity to develop a program plan that incorporates program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The unit aims to extend students' knowledge and skills in the critique and application of program development and evaluation.
Topic 1 Introduction to developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs
Topic 2 Heath needs assessment/community assessment
Topic 3 Health promotion, social marketing and program planning
Topic 4 Planning
Topic 5 Implementation and monitoring, and producing a plan
Topic 6 Evaluation
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critically review a range of public health programs, projects and interventions||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||compare program planning theories and models||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||critically evaluate elements of program planning, design, implementation and monitoring||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||develop a comprehensive program in response to an identified population health need||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||critically analyse a range of approaches to evaluation||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||develop a comprehensive evaluation plan.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 2 hours (12 weeks)|
|Short written response||10%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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