Year
2020
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 3-hour workshop weekly
Prerequisites
1 Admission into BEDMSSBA-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Arts
1a Admission into BEDMSSBHS-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Health Sciences
1b Admission into BEDMSSBSC-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Science
1c Admission into BEDPRBA-Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Arts
1d Admission into BEDECBA-Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Bachelor of Arts
1e Admission into BEDSTBDS-Bachelor of Education Studies, Bachelor of Disability Studies
1f Admission into BEDSBA-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Arts
1g Admission into BEDSBHS-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Health Sciences
1h Admission into BEDSBSC-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Science
1i Admission into BEDMSSEBDS-B Education (Middle & Secondary/Special Ed), B Disability Studies
1j Admission into BAEPRP-Bachelor of Arts (Education (Primary) Pathway)
1k Admission into BEDSBSE-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Special Education
1l Admission into BAESP-Bachelor of Arts (Education (Secondary) Pathway)
1m Admission into BAMTEC-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)
1n Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
1o Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
1p Admission into BECE-Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - Birth to 8
1q Admission into BEDSHPE-Bachelor of Education (Secondary Health and Physical Education)
1r Admission into BEDPR-Bachelor of Education (Primary)
1s Admission into BEDSEC-Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s))
Enrolment not permitted
HLPE1511 has been successfully completed
Assessment
Project; Tutorial presentation; Essay
Topic description
The topic draws on social theory to develop the foundations of a sociological understanding of health and the practice of health education.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • introduce students to the concepts of health and health education using a social view of health
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • have a broad understanding of the philosophical concepts underlying current practice in Health Education in schools and community settings

  • conceptualise health education

  • demonstrate they understand that health status is shaped by social issues

  • discuss a range of health theories

  • describe the relationship between class and health inequalities

  • conduct investigations about the health outcomes of specific groups- Indigenous people, those in remote locations etc

  • work collaboratively and present well researched information