Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Context
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- demonstrate an appropriate understanding of academic integrity principles and apply academic writing, referencing and acknowledgement conventions for discipline
- examine the characteristics of an effective clinical teacher
- critique models and theories of adult learning and apply these to the clinical setting
- integrate and evaluate a range of teaching strategies in the clinical setting
- evaluate clinical teaching practices to promote improved health outcomes
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
This subject examines the theoretical principles that underpin teaching and learning in the clinical context, and will equip students in the application of knowledge to develop a teaching philosophy. The topic areas include models and theories of adult learning, the clinical learning environment, clinical learning activities, strategies for effective clinical teaching and evaluation, patient education, ethics and legal issues and reflective practice. Critical reflection. This subject highlights the vital role that clinical education holds within professional practice.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
- Scholarly Paper (40%)
- Teaching Portfolio (60%)