UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SMED5412 Service Learning Unit 4

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content Students (1) provide ongoing service activity as described in prerequisite units; (2) evaluate the impact of their role on the service and critically evaluate their own performance; (3) provide process evaluation of the service learning that has occurred between student and organisation; (4) evaluate the application of students' service activity to the service; (5) discuss the barriers and enablers for translating evidence into practice; (6) formally share information gained through the service activity with relevant stakeholders; and (7) provide for continuity of service/handover documentation.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) apply prior learning about cultural humility and stakeholder management to effectively integrate into a service; (2) express the values of civil society through identifying skills that are relevant to a service organisation [non-government organisation (NGO)]; and (3) apply service learning and scholarly principles by collaboratively defining an evidence-based approach to a service issue.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) professional behaviour and attendance rating; (2) portfolio based assessment; and (3) written assessment and project deliverables. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite standard(s) for the professional behaviour and attendance rating component of the unit, as specified in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Denese Playford
Unit rules
Prerequisites: IMED5312 Integrated Medical Practice 2 Part 2 or RMED5321 Integrated Rural Medical Practice 2
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/SMED5412/TS-C-1/2017
Note This unit is recognised by the University as a service learning unit. Service learning refers specifically to community engagement activities that are embedded in units of study, being structured and assessed as formal educational experiences.

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