UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SRUR5322 Rural Specialisation—Service Learning Unit 3

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodRuralFace to face
Content This unit delivers identical content and learning objectives to SMED5322 Service Learning Unit 3, but is completed with a rural service provider.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) apply prior learning about cultural humility and stakeholder management to effectively monitor their own function in a service; (2) understand civic responsibility by providing ongoing service to a service organisation; and (3) apply service learning and scholarly principles by collaboratively applying 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) a portfolio-based assessment; and (3) written assignment—project deliverables. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Denese Playford
Unit rules
Prerequisites: IMED4221 Integrated Medical Practice 1 and SRUR5312 Rural Specialisation—Service Learning Unit 2
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/SRUR5322/TS-C-2/2017
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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