Teaching Health Practitioners

Course code HLSC3006
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables


HLSC3006 allows students to build on their experiences as learners to develop skills as effective teachers. The workshop and tutorials will cover theories of adult education, effective teaching in the tertiary sector and active participation in clinical and/or non-clinical teaching. Students will be required to maintain a teaching portfolio.



  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Describe tertiary education theory

2. Develop learning objectives and outcomes

3. Apply education theory to participation as a tutor in clinical and non-clinical education

4. Apply teaching methods appropriate to the group of learners, the mode of study and the subject material

5. Apply tertiary education theory to a reflective and critical evaluation of personal, peer and team member educational opportunities

6. Demonstrate appropriate and effective communication with social and cultural sensitivity.


  1. Adult education theories and principles
  2. Models of learning
  3. Communication skills
  4. Clinical and non-clinical teaching at a University level
  5. Curriculum planning and review

Assessment Items

Professional Task: Teaching Component

Portfolio: Reflective Teaching Portfolio

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • First Aid Certificate - students must complete a First Aid Certificate issued by an approved provider.
  • National Police Certificate - Students must complete a National Police Check.
  • Prohibited Employment Declaration - Declaration that student is not a prohibited person in terms of the Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998.

Contact Hours


Field Study

Face to Face Off Campus 21 hour(s) per Term

Online discussions and presentations will be held during the semester


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Online discussions and presentations will be held during the semester