1 x 6.5-hour independent study weekly 1 x 2-hour on-line exercises weekly 2 x 1.5-hour on-line tutorials per semester
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 ^ HLED9101 - Symbiotic Clinical Education for the Health Professions 1 1a HLED9001 - Symbiotic Clinical Education 1 Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a))
Enrolment not permitted
HLED9005 has been successfully completed
This topic focuses on assessment within health professional programs with a particular emphasis on assessment in health workplace settings. The role of assessment within curriculum will be identified and current approaches to assessment including programmatic assessment will be discussed. Differences and similarities of assessment approaches across health professional programs will be explored. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their own assessment experiences and how assessment approaches introduced during the topic apply to their own clinical work setting. Students will be encouraged to critically appraise assessment practice from their own workplace setting through project work.
This topic aims to
Introduce students to the major functions and characteristics of effective assessment in health professional programs
Assist students to understand the role of assessment within curriculum
Enable students to critically appraise assessment processes for quality practice
Enable students to consider their own roles in assessment within their work context.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
Define the major elements of effective assessment
Recognise and develop different forms of assessment
Indicate the essential elements of a programmatic approach to assessment in clinical education
Contrast a range of approaches to assessment across health professional programs
Identify and describe a range of assessment tools used in health professional programs
Critically appraise assessment approaches using educational rationale
Participate in the design of workplace based clinical assessment using best practice principles
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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