6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- Second semester 2018 (On-campus)
Students will learn about the principles and mechanisms underlying the relationship between persons, their environments and occupations; and how it relates to human health and wellbeing. The concept of occupation will be described, and how people shape and are shaped by their engagement in occupation and their environmental context. Students will engage in experiential exercises to support their learning of concepts, including participation in a community-based volunteering experience.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- Describe and explain classifications of human occupation, and how the interaction of person-environment-occupation relates to health and wellbeing.
- Examine issues relevant to a health professional as well as reflect upon work completed as a team after participation in a community-based volunteering experience.
- Identify data collection methods, collect and analyse data on the occupational performance of self and others.
- Locate, retrieve and use resources to identify the relationship between persons, their environments and occupations.
- Locate, retrieve and use resources relevant to occupational science and identify key issues and concepts for practice.
- Demonstrate effective presentation skills in written, visual and verbal modes.
- Group Oral presentation (20 minutes) (30%)
- Written essay (2,000 words) (35%)
- Exam (2 hours) (35%)
Participation in community-based volunteering experience.
Lecture component: 2 hours per week, Tutorial/Practicum component: 2 hours per week, Private study: 4 hours per week.
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