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HLTH11027 - Foundations of Health

General Information

Unit Synopsis

On successful completion of this course students should be able to reflect on the historical evolution of health as a concept and discuss key milestones in the conceptualisation of health over the past 200 years. They will also analyse the social, cultural, political and economic determinants of health. Students will develop skills in locating and evaluating relevant information from reputed sources and demonstrate appropriate referencing in academic writing.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

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).

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2013

Term 1 - 2017 Profile
Bundaberg
Cairns
Distance
Rockhampton
Term 3 - 2017 Profile
Distance
Term 1 - 2018 Profile
Bundaberg
Cairns
Distance
Rockhampton
Townsville
Term 3 - 2018 Profile
Distance
Term 1 - 2019 Profile
Bundaberg
Cairns
Online
Rockhampton
Townsville
Term 3 - 2019 Profile
Online
Term 1 - 2020 Profile
Bundaberg
Cairns
Online
Rockhampton
Townsville
Term 3 - 2020 Profile
Online
Term 1 - 2021 Profile
Bundaberg
Cairns
Online
Rockhampton
Townsville
Term 1 - 2022 Profile
Bundaberg
Cairns
Online
Rockhampton
Townsville

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).

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.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 15%
2. Online Quiz(zes) 5%
3. Written Assessment 15%
4. Written Assessment 40%
5. Written Assessment 25%

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

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.6 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 39.77% response rate.

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.

Source: Student unit evaluation
Feedback
Use the weekly live Zoom tutorial sessions to discuss the weekly topic covered in the lectures
Recommendation
A small section of the weekly live Zoom tutorial will be allocated to the topic covered for the week from term 1, 2021
Action Taken
Weekly live Zoom session discussions were centred around assessment tasks. The weekly topics were discussed during these sessions with their relevance to the assessment tasks explained.
Source: Unit evaluation.
Feedback
For the group task try to connect students who are from the same area so they can meet on-campus to work on their assignment together.
Recommendation
Since students self-allocate to a group for the group assignment a recommendation will be made that students try to identify other students who may want to meet on-campus to complete the task.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Reflect on the historical evolution of health as a concept.
  2. Analyse the social, cultural, political and economic determinants of health.
  3. Discuss key milestones in the conceptualisation of health over the past 200 years.
  4. Locate and evaluate relevant information using library tools.
  5. Demonstrate appropriate referencing in academic writing.
  6. Develop an appropriate argument in an academic essay.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Online Quiz(zes)
3 - Written Assessment
4 - Written Assessment
5 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Communication
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
6 - Information Technology Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Online Quiz(zes)
3 - Written Assessment
4 - Written Assessment
5 - Written Assessment