CQUniversity Unit Profile
HLTH13035 Health in all Policies
Health in all Policies
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General Information

Overview

Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a public health movement and policy approach that contributes to the improvement of population health, equity, wellness and improved policy outcomes across participating sectors. This unit outlines how and why HiAP was established and what benefits it has had on promoting health across populations. Factors that influence the implementation of HiAP are examined, including Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and Health Lens Assessment (HLA). This unit will allow you to bring together assessment, research and evaluation skills learned throughout your course in order to consider where and how health fits in the policy cycle.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

96 credit points

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 2 - 2021

Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Class Timetable

Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Rockhampton, Townsville
Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Assessment Overview

1. Online Quiz(zes)
Weighting: 25%
2. Written Assessment
Weighting: 30%
3. Written Assessment
Weighting: 45%

Assessment Grading

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%). Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades.

Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Student feedback

Feedback

The workbook assessment is content-heavy and some of the questions were confusing.

Recommendation

Review workbook content, reduce the number of activities in the workbook and revisit questions for clarity.

Feedback from Student feedback

Feedback

It would be useful to receive ongoing feedback relating to workbook activities to ensure students are on the right track.

Recommendation

Redesign the workbook assessment so that it can be submitted in two parts (mid term and end of term).

Feedback from Unit coordinator.

Feedback

Assessment tutorials were poorly attended by students.

Recommendation

Survey students at the start of term to gauge appropriate times for online tutorials. Schedule after hours 'drop in' tutorials for students if appropriate.

Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
  1. Compare and contrast 'Health in all policies' with health policy
  2. Explain the 'health in all policy' process, Health Impact Assessment process, and the Health Lens Assessment process, and how these relate to the development of policy
  3. Articulate the major components of the Australian health system, how it differs from health systems of other nations and how this relates to health in all policy
  4. Evaluate the economic influences and barriers to adopting health in all policy at both national and international levels
  5. Explore Health in All Policy as a form of social innovation.
Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes
N/A Level
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Professional Level
Advanced Level

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes

Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Online Quiz(zes) - 25%
2 - Written Assessment - 30%
3 - Written Assessment - 45%

Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes

Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
9 - Social Innovation

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes

Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Online Quiz(zes) - 25%
2 - Written Assessment - 30%
3 - Written Assessment - 45%
Textbooks and Resources

Textbooks

There are no required textbooks.

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Internet
  • Unit Website (Moodle)
  • Zoom Capacity (microphone required; webcam optional)
Referencing Style

All submissions for this unit must use the referencing styles below:

For further information, see the Assessment Tasks.

Teaching Contacts
Robyn Preston Unit Coordinator
r.preston@cqu.edu.au
Schedule
Week 1 Begin Date: 12 Jul 2021

Module/Topic

Health Policy and the Health System: moving from response to prevention and promotion

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic

Week 2 Begin Date: 19 Jul 2021

Module/Topic

Health in All Policy: what it is and the history of the movement


Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic

Week 3 Begin Date: 26 Jul 2021

Module/Topic

 The role of government in HiAP and whole of government approaches

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic

Week 4 Begin Date: 02 Aug 2021

Module/Topic

Health Impact Assessment

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic

Quiz 1 Due Monday 8 August 11.45pm AEST

Week 5 Begin Date: 09 Aug 2021

Module/Topic

Health Lens Approach

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic


Vacation Week Begin Date: 16 Aug 2021

Module/Topic


Chapter


Events and Submissions/Topic

Quiz 2 Due Monday 16 August 11.45pm AEST

Week 6 Begin Date: 23 Aug 2021

Module/Topic

Preparing and appraising policy briefs

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic


Week 7 Begin Date: 30 Aug 2021

Module/Topic

The role of non-government stakeholders in HiAP and whole of society approaches

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic


Week 8 Begin Date: 06 Sep 2021

Module/Topic

Negotiating for health and intersectoral collaboration

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic


Week 9 Begin Date: 13 Sep 2021

Module/Topic

HiAP implementation at local, regional, and global levels

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic


Week 10 Begin Date: 20 Sep 2021

Module/Topic

Frameworks and approaches to measuring progress and evaluating HiAP initiatives

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic


Week 11 Begin Date: 27 Sep 2021

Module/Topic

Implementation of measuring progress and evaluating HiAP initiatives

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic


Week 12 Begin Date: 04 Oct 2021

Module/Topic

The role of the health sector and future directions in HiAP

Chapter

Prescribed learning activities - combination of journal articles, chapter readings and online activities

Events and Submissions/Topic

Assessment 2 (Workbook) Due Friday 8 October 2021 11.45pm AEST


Workbook Due: Week 12 Friday (8 Oct 2021) 11:45 pm AEST
Review/Exam Week Begin Date: 11 Oct 2021

Module/Topic


Chapter


Events and Submissions/Topic

Quiz 3 Due Monday 11 October 2021 11.45pm AEST

Assessment 3 (Report) Due Monday 11 October 2021 11.45pm AEST


Report Due: Review/Exam Week Monday (11 Oct 2021) 11:45 pm AEST
Exam Week Begin Date: 18 Oct 2021

Module/Topic


Chapter


Events and Submissions/Topic


Assessment Tasks

1 Online Quiz(zes)

Assessment Title
Online quizzes

Task Description

The 3 online quizzes have been scaffolded through the term to allow you to check your understanding of course content and your progression in the unit. 


Number of Quizzes

3


Frequency of Quizzes

Other


Assessment Due Date

Due weeks 4, Vacation Week and Exam Week. All quizzes must be completed and submitted on Moodle.


Return Date to Students

The grade and feedback for each quiz will be available on submission.


Weighting
25%

Minimum mark or grade
50%

Assessment Criteria

The MCQ and true false questions will be marked as correct or not correct.


Referencing Style

Submission
Online

Submission Instructions
Online quiz

Learning Outcomes Assessed
  • Compare and contrast 'Health in all policies' with health policy
  • Articulate the major components of the Australian health system, how it differs from health systems of other nations and how this relates to health in all policy


Graduate Attributes
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Information Literacy
  • Team Work
  • Cross Cultural Competence
  • Ethical practice

2 Written Assessment

Assessment Title
Workbook

Task Description

A workbook has been prepared for weeks 3 to 11 (inclusive) that contains learning activities to support application of the learning materials and to develop critical thinking.  Students are required to contribute to critical discussions around relevant readings or case studies in the online forum. Students' contributions and online interactions with their colleagues on the forum will be assessed.


Assessment Due Date

Week 12 Friday (8 Oct 2021) 11:45 pm AEST


Return Date to Students

Exam Week Friday (22 Oct 2021)

Two weeks after submission


Weighting
30%

Minimum mark or grade
50%

Assessment Criteria

Students will be assessed on the quality of their contribution and participation. They will be assessed on the following criteria:

1. Comprehension and understanding of the topic

2. Relevance

3. Critical thinking and depth

4. Quality of expression

5. Contribution and participation


Referencing Style

Submission
Online

Learning Outcomes Assessed
  • Explain the 'health in all policy' process, Health Impact Assessment process, and the Health Lens Assessment process, and how these relate to the development of policy
  • Explore Health in All Policy as a form of social innovation.


Graduate Attributes
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Information Literacy
  • Information Technology Competence
  • Ethical practice
  • Social Innovation

3 Written Assessment

Assessment Title
Report

Task Description

For this assessment you will research and complete a report examining the potential for local governments in Australia to influence communicable disease impacts in the population through the adoption of HiAP approaches. You will draw on Australian and international case studies and evidence.  The report will be 2500 words.  Further details will be available on the unit Moodle site.


Assessment Due Date

Review/Exam Week Monday (11 Oct 2021) 11:45 pm AEST


Return Date to Students

Two weeks after submission


Weighting
45%

Minimum mark or grade
50%

Assessment Criteria

Students will be assessed on:

  • the communication of ideas
  • the breadth of reading and knowledge of the topic
  • the quality of their analysis
  • the appropriate and effective use of referencing

A full marking rubric is available on the unit Moodle site.


Referencing Style

Submission
Online

Learning Outcomes Assessed
  • Compare and contrast 'Health in all policies' with health policy
  • Evaluate the economic influences and barriers to adopting health in all policy at both national and international levels
  • Explore Health in All Policy as a form of social innovation.


Graduate Attributes
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Information Literacy
  • Cross Cultural Competence
  • Ethical practice
  • Social Innovation

Academic Integrity Statement

As a CQUniversity student you are expected to act honestly in all aspects of your academic work.

Any assessable work undertaken or submitted for review or assessment must be your own work. Assessable work is any type of work you do to meet the assessment requirements in the unit, including draft work submitted for review and feedback and final work to be assessed.

When you use the ideas, words or data of others in your assessment, you must thoroughly and clearly acknowledge the source of this information by using the correct referencing style for your unit. Using others’ work without proper acknowledgement may be considered a form of intellectual dishonesty.

Participating honestly, respectfully, responsibly, and fairly in your university study ensures the CQUniversity qualification you earn will be valued as a true indication of your individual academic achievement and will continue to receive the respect and recognition it deserves.

As a student, you are responsible for reading and following CQUniversity’s policies, including the Student Academic Integrity Policy and Procedure. This policy sets out CQUniversity’s expectations of you to act with integrity, examples of academic integrity breaches to avoid, the processes used to address alleged breaches of academic integrity, and potential penalties.

What is a breach of academic integrity?

A breach of academic integrity includes but is not limited to plagiarism, self-plagiarism, collusion, cheating, contract cheating, and academic misconduct. The Student Academic Integrity Policy and Procedure defines what these terms mean and gives examples.

Why is academic integrity important?

A breach of academic integrity may result in one or more penalties, including suspension or even expulsion from the University. It can also have negative implications for student visas and future enrolment at CQUniversity or elsewhere. Students who engage in contract cheating also risk being blackmailed by contract cheating services.

Where can I get assistance?

For academic advice and guidance, the Academic Learning Centre (ALC) can support you in becoming confident in completing assessments with integrity and of high standard.

What can you do to act with integrity?