HLED221-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Models of Health Education

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

This course introduces students to theoretical models utilised within Health Education and promotion. It equips students with the skills required to apply their understanding of the models to a range of diverse needs and in a variety of settings. Community engagement and practical workshops enable students to develop an understanding of all stages of programme planning and the facilitation skills required to run education workshops.

Learning Outcomes

1. Explore and critique a range of Health Education and promotion models and articulate the theoretical underpinnings of each.
2. Apply models of Health Education and promotion to a range of diverse settings.
3. Develop an understanding of the health education learning area within the New Zealand Curriculum.
4. Articulate and demonstrate the process of developing, implementing and evaluating a health education project.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of a variety of culturally appropriate processes to consult with a range of cultural and population groups.
6. Demonstrate sound facilitation skills that reflect models of Health Education.
7. Facilitate a school based workshop around resiliency.

Pre-requisites

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 - (23/4-28/5)
Rehua 530 (20/2-19/3)
17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 11:00 - (22/4-27/5)
Rehua 529 (19/2-25/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Health Sciences Head of Department

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Test 25 Mar 2020 35% Test on the theoretical underpinnings of the first part of the course.
Class facilitation task 15% Develop, facilitate, and implement a learning session. Due 2 April or 20 April.
Programme development 01 Jun 2020 50% Developing a programme in consultation with a local school. This will focus on mental health and will involve facilitating a session with a local teacher.

Notes

This course is broken into two main modules. In module one you will learn about models of health education and the planning process. In the second module you will explore and practice a range of facilitation skills. This will be followed by being assigned a local school teacher who will work with you to develop a health education resiliency programme. Finally you will get the opportunity to teach junior high school students aspects of your planning.

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

All forms of cheating and dishonest practice are taken seriously and penalties will result. Students should refer to Regulation J of the General Course and Examination Regulations (http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/regulations/general/general_regs_dishonest_practice.shtml).
Assessment and grading system
Assignments are graded on the University of Canterbury Grading Scale:  

Grade    GPA Value        Marks

A+              9            90 – 100
A                8            85 – 89.99
A-               7            80 – 84.99
B+              6            75 – 79.99
B                5            70 – 74.99
B-               4            65 – 69.99
C+              3            60 – 64.99
C                2            55 – 59.99
C-               1            50 – 54.99
D                0            40 – 49.99
E               -1             0 – 39.99

A pass is 50 marks or over.

Attendance

Attendance at class sessions is expected throughout the course. Students must attend and participate in the course sufficiently to meet the learning outcomes. Students and staff are expected to behave in a professional manner during class i.e. arrive on time, refrain from mobile phone use and inform the lecturer if they must leave early. Due to the practical nature of HLED courses, the lecturer reserves the right to determine that insufficient attendance has affected a student’s ability to meet learning outcomes.

Late submission of work

Work handed in after the due date with no extension granted is considered late. Late work will incur a penalty of 10% per day of the original grade. Days late include weekend and holidays. Work will not be marked after 5 days. Lecturers reserve the right not to mark late work, and no work will be accepted after assignments have been returned.

Other specific requirements

Written assignments must be word processed. Assignments will be submitted electronically. Keep a copy of all assignments.

Requests for extensions

Under exceptional circumstances (eg illness, accident, bereavement or critical personal circumstances) individual students may be granted an extension of the due date for an assignment. Requests for extensions should be emailed to the lecturer at least two days prior to the due date for the assignment. Relevant evidence such as a medical certificate or a letter from a counsellor is required.

Resubmissions

Resubmissions of assignments are not permitted in this course.

Academic Liaison

Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll and Tracy Clelland are in charge of liaison with students in the undergraduate health sciences courses as the BHSc programme coordinators in the School of Health Sciences. Your class will appoint a student representative to the liaison committee at the start of the semester. Please feel free to talk to the Academic Liaison or the student rep about any problems or concerns that you might have.

Disability Support

Students with disabilities may access the University’s Disability Resource Service to access support. Further information can be found on their website: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/disability/

Reconsideration of Grade

Students should, in the first instance, speak to the course co-ordinator about their grades. If they cannot reach an agreeable solution, students should then speak to the Head of School, Health Sciences. If you remain unhappy with the result of any of your assignments, examination, or your final course grade, you may appeal against that result. See: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/exams/results.shtml

For up to four weeks after the release of results a candidate may apply to the Examination Arrangements Senior Co-ordinator (http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/exams/contacts.shtml) for a Reconsideration of Grade. The reconsideration will normally consist of a re-marking and re-counting of the final exam script, together with a recount of the marks awarded for any other items of work. If you have extenuating circumstances which affected your performance in your examination, you should view the information on Special Considerations (http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/exams/special-consideration.shtml).

Special Consideration of Assessment Items

Students may apply for special consideration if their performance in an assessment is affected by extenuating circumstances beyond their control.

Applications for special consideration should be submitted via the Examinations Office website http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/exams/ within five days of the assessment.

Where an extension may be granted for an assessment, this will be decided by direct application to the Course Co-ordinator and an application to the Examinations Office may not be required.

Special consideration is not available for items worth less than 10% of the course.

Students prevented by extenuating circumstances from completing the course after the final date for withdrawing, may apply for special consideration for late discontinuation of the course. Applications must be submitted to the Examinations Office within five days of the end of the main examination period for the semester.

Where to submit and collect work

Students will be expected to submit their assessments via the online assessment system dropbox in the Learn (Moodle) class site by 11:55pm on or before the due date. All assessments will be subjected to the software Turnitin, to check for plagiarism.

It is the responsibility of the students to check their Internet access and ability to submit their work via the online system.  Any technical difficulties should be notified well in advance of the due date so that assistance can be provided or alternative arrangements can be negotiated. (Students who have unreliable internet access are advised to attend to this early in the course to prevent last minute pressures.) If you require assistance, please email ictservicedesk@canterbury.ac.nz, or phone 0800 763 676 ext 6060.

The lecturer will inform the class if a hard-copy of any assessment is required.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $780.00

International fee $4,250.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 20 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences.

All HLED221 Occurrences

  • HLED221-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020