This unit involves essential on-campus learning activities which will be delivered in accordance with a COVID Safe plan. You are expected to attend campus for these activities unless the Public Health Orders and/or University advice changes, you have any symptoms of COVID or you have been identified as a contact of an individual with COVID.
Learning and teaching strategy
This unit encompasses an active learning approach where you will be expected to actively engage in enhancing your own learning experience. A blended learning and teaching strategy is implemented within this unit with online modules providing content and interactive activities such as quizzes and forums, which is further built upon in campus-based workshops. The teaching approach will be based on you developing a deep understanding of the principles and the ability to independently think critically and solve problems associated with physiotherapy practice.
This is a ten credit point unit run over the session. Overall, it is anticipated that you spend approximately 150 hours across the session on this unit. Within this session there will be approximately 20 hours of campus-based workshops, 41 hours of online activities, including preparation for tutorials and 35 hours participating in the Community Clinical Placement. You will also need to allow approximately 54 hours for assessment based work.
In the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Human Sciences professionalism is a key capability embedded in all our programs. As part of developing professionalism, Faculty of Medicine, Health & Human Sciences students are expected to attend all small group interactive sessions including workshops. You should be punctual and prepared for all sessions.
All tutorials are scheduled in your individual timetable. The timetable for classes can be found on the University web site at: http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au/. You may make a request to your unit convenor to attend a different tutorial on a one-off basis for extenuating circumstances.
Failure to attend any learning and teaching activities, including tutorials, may impact your final results. It is your responsibility to contact the unit convenors by email to inform tutors if you are going to be absent.
Unit materials and readings
There is no compulsory textbook for this unit. Resources enhancing the content of this unit will be referred to throughout the unit and will come from a range of sources, including government reports, journal articles, and multimedia sources. Specific information will be provided on the unit iLearn site.
Technology and equipment
Teaching rooms are equipped with state of art audio-visual and ICT equipment including iPads, internet connection, high quality video cameras and multiple LCD screens.
To study optimally when off campus you will need to have access to a reliable internet connection to retrieve unit information & at times to submit assessment tasks, including multimedia submissions, via iLearn.
Consultation with staff
Staff will be available for individual consultation. See iLearn for contact details.