UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

IMED5804 Clinical Teaching and Supervision

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Content This unit provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in the area of clinical teaching and supervision. Students explore the theories and practice surrounding clinical teaching, learning and supervision. Students use experiences from their own and others' teaching and learning to inform their practice.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) discuss adult learning principles; (2) identify student learning needs and negotiate learning goals/learning contract; (3) demonstrate skills in designing and implementing appropriate learning activities relevant to the clinical context; (4) demonstrate skills for facilitating learning in small groups and individual learning; (5) analyse clinical teaching and supervisory scenarios, and develop strategies to deal with dysfunctional/difficult situations; (6) discuss the effect of feedback on learning, and demonstrate competence in providing feedback; and (7) discuss appropriate assessment and evaluation methods in the clinical context.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) clinical teaching in difficult clinical situations, 2000-word essay and (2) self critique of teaching. Plan, deliver and reflect on clinical teaching.. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Professor Sandra Carr
Unit rules
Advisable prior study: IMED5801 Principles of Teaching and Learning (may be taken concurrently as a corequisite)
Contact hours three 8-hour workshops or available online with one 3-hour face to face session
Unit OutlineSemester 1 : http://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/IMED5804/SEM-1/2017
Semester 2 : http://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/IMED5804/SEM-2/2017

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