UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SRUR5412 Rural Specialisation—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 rural service provider; (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) evaluate their impact in a service; (2) finalise civic responsibility by sharing information gained and providing handover documentation for a service organisation; and (3) evaluate service learning that has occurred.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) portfolio-based assessment; and (2) 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: IMED5412 Integrated Medical Practice 3 Part 2 or RMED5321 Integrated Rural Medical Practice 2
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.meddent.uwa.edu.au/Units/SRUR5412/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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