Learning and Teaching for Optimal Wellbeing
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On completion of this course students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
1. Examine the key issues of well-being for the contemporary higher education community
2. Critique global interventions and approaches to the promotion of wellbeing in higher education
3. Investigate well-being from a strength-based approach to develop and sustain resilience amongst educators and students
4. Apply curriculum and pedagogical evidence-based practices to support student well-being.
- Factors impacting academic and student wellbeing; supporting academic and student wellbeing; curriculum design for wellbeing.
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
Students will be sensitised to the issues of wellbeing in the academy, and will be encouraged to take a proactive approach to self-care and support the wellbeing of those they teach. Designing curriculum for wellbeing from an evidence and strengths based approach is core to the course. Students will be prompted to consider how belonging, relationships, autonomy, and competence can be harnessed in designing curriculum. Design takes into account assessment tasks and feedback principles that support student wellbeing.
Presentation - 7 Minute Video Presentation (pre-recorded) - 30% Written Essay - Strategies that Support Student Mental Health Wellbeing (1,500 words) - 30% Written Plan - Create a Plan for Wellbeing of Self (2 pages) and Rationale (1,500 words) - 40%
- Presentation - 7 Minute Video Presentation (pre-recorded) (30%)
- Strategies that Support Student Mental Health Wellbeing (1500 Words) (30%)
- Create a Plan for Wellbeing of Self (2 pages) and Rationale (1500 words) (40%)