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Coffs Harbour
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Unit description

Enables students to develop skills as reflective learners and critical thinkers within the health care and professional settings. Students will develop an understanding of academic writing, academic integrity, digital literacy, and communication skills that are relevant to a variety of health disciplines.

Unit content

  1. The reflective adult learner
  2.  Academic integrity
  3.  Academic writing
  4. Critical thinking and reading
  5.  Digital literacy
  6.  Communication in professional health care settings

 

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1reflect on own learning as a scholar and a future health professional
2demonstrate critical thinking by considering a range of perspectives when addressing issues or problems relevant to health disciplines
3demonstrate foundational digital literacy and academic writing skills with application of the core values of academic integrity within the health care setting
4communicate in a way relevant to the health profession and with cultural safety awareness

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. reflect on own learning as a scholar and a future health professional
  2. demonstrate critical thinking by considering a range of perspectives when addressing issues or problems relevant to health disciplines
  3. demonstrate foundational digital literacy and academic writing skills with application of the core values of academic integrity within the health care setting
  4. communicate in a way relevant to the health profession and with cultural safety awareness

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hr (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hrs (Weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio60%
Portfolio40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hr (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hrs (Weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio60%
Portfolio40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hr (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hrs (Weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio60%
Portfolio40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hr (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hrs (Weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio60%
Portfolio40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.

Fee paying courses
For postgraduate or undergraduate full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

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