12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- Second semester 2017 (Flexible)
Health professionals are employed in a wide variety of workplaces where they are often required to deliver education programs to a wide range of professional and client groups. In many of these workplaces, there is an expectation that health professionals will be able to develop education and training programs that are responsive to local needs. The aim of this unit is to assist the learner to develop skills in the area of education program development. This flexible unit will allow the learner to work through the process of program development. To achieve this the learner will identify a workplace learning need to be addressed, then develop goals and objectives and formulate an education program to address the identified need.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- discuss the theoretical underpinnings related to developing an education program;
- undertake a training needs analysis in their workplace;
- analyse the results and identify the learning need required;
- explain the principles of planning cost effective education programs;
- develop goals and objectives that will relate to identified learning needs;
- explore principles used in designing program content;
- design an education program related to the identified learning need; and
- develop a program evaluation tool using educationally sound principles.
- Education needs assessment (40%) (hurdle)
- Essay (30%)
- Portfolio of program (30%)
24 hours per week, comprising guided readings, online and other activities and/or tutorials, including self directed learning. (Total 312 hours).
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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
Nursing and midwifery