* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.
This unit aims to introduce you to the fundamentals of interprofessional education by working with students from other disciplines in the area of aged care. Participation in the unit will facilitate your ability to critically reflect on your attitudes to older people by exploring theories of ageing and issues concerning the health and wellbeing of the older population in Australia. In the online environment you will analyse case studies from an interdisciplinary perspective, to increase your understanding of your own and other professional practice roles in the aged care system.
Written assignments (1500 word essay) 25%, online participation in tutorials and related activities 25%, two hour exam 50%.
TEACHING PATTERN: Flexible mode supported by asynchronous tutorials and online learning resources.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Fully online - L,V,H,R This unit is taught entirely online
Resource supported teaching & learning - L,V,H,R Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Flexible scheduling - L,V,H,R Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.