Health Education Development/Assessment
Your learning outcomes from studying this subject can be assessed through your assignments. Your assignments must contain evidence that you have achieved the following learning outcomes:
Conduct a session
Plan and conduct a session which facilitates learning for a chosen community using relevant health education and cooperative learning theoretical frameworks.
- Identify health education philosophy and principles;
- Be familiar with, and critically analyse models of behaviour change applicable to health promotion planning;
- Plan and document an educational session suitable for a specified group;
- Facilitate cooperative learning within a group in various settings.
Facilitate cooperative learning
Develop the skills to enable people within a variety of settings to identify and attain critical aspirations and facilitate cooperative learning within the group taking account of their specific learning needs and cultural characteristics.
- Account for participant diversity and differences in learning/teaching preferences;
- Examine and apply knowledge of societal values in planning and implementing health education approaches;
- Demonstrate health education and group facilitation skills specifically tailored to consider cultural, gender, age and other differences
Critically appraise health education
Critically appraise various approaches to health education development
- Consider options for evaluating health education activities;
- Critically analyse relevant literature and health education strategies;
- Critically reflect on your own health education experiences and practice.
Your assignments should also contain evidence that you can:
- Competently use the technologies that are relevant in your discipline.
- Identify and access authoritative information
- Make accurate observations and develop reasonable inferences.
- Describe and contrast different approaches to drawing and justifying inferences from observations.
- Communicate effectively using a variety of modes, technologies and media in an integrated manner.
- Use contextually sensitive written and oral skills to engage others in effective communication in a variety of settings.
- Develop and present a rigorous argument that is relevant and appropriately targeted for a given audience.
- Use effective independent work skills as appropriate to your own discipline.
- Work in a team, and evaluate your own and others’ behaviours in a team setting, communicate effectively and manage conflict, brainstorm, and encourage others.
- Use effective leadership and organisational skills, including managing collaborations, negotiating differences, educating, and influencing the thinking and behaviour of others.
- Plan and determine the effectiveness of your own work.
- Find, investigate and describe relationships between observations and new, complex information that pertains to your discipline.
- Independently, and as part of a team, examine, select, use and evaluate various approaches to develop solutions to new complex problems and issues.
- Apply creative thinking and problem-solving strategies to new situations.
- Demonstrate awareness of social and environmental issues (within Australia and internationally) and their impact on health, health care and the community.
- Maintain high ethical standards, and deal with ethical dilemmas.
- Be able to practise in accordance with professional values and ethics in a socially diverse community.