2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Cloud (online)
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
This unit assists students to develop a range of health promotion professional practice skills necessary for effective health promotion action on the range of determinants of health.
The unit consists of two modules.
Module 1 covers community and stakeholder engagement and partnerships. It also explores career planning in relation to health promotion and public health.
Module 2 covers project management and grant writing. Students will focus their attention on the participation and inclusion of vulnerable population groups within Australia, in a community health setting.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Explain the principles and theories of community engagement and capacity building as they relate to health promotion and public health.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: Communication
Understand and apply the principles of reflective practice to learning for the unit.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: CommunicationGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
Identify and explain ways to monitor and evaluate community based programs.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO5: Problem solving
Apply the knowledge gained in the unit with respect to community engagement, capacity building and program management.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: CommunicationGLO3: Digital literacyGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solvingGLO6: Self-management
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.
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