HAGE20001 - Opportunities and Challenges of Healthy Ageing
Term 2 - 2017


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Overview

This foundation unit will introduce you to core concepts in the field of population ageing. These topics will be presented with personhood and the rights of older people as central themes. There is a specific focus on the strengths and vulnerabilities associated with ageing. The effects of age discrimination and stereotyping will be explored at both an individual and societal level. Healthy ageing theories, frameworks and models will be compared to determine their practical application across different contexts and populations. The suitability of physical, socioeconomic and political environments to meet the needs of older people will be explored.

Details

Career Level Postgraduate
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125

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).

Offerings

Term 2 - 2017

Website

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Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate 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

Assessment Overview

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 20%
2. Written Assessment 40%
3. Presentation 40%

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 Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades.

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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 Source Recommendation
Learning outcomes for this unit could be enhanced. Self-reflection, staff feedback, broader feedback Rewrite learning outcomes
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
  1. Identify covert and overt examples of ageism and determine their impact across all levels of society
  2. Demonstrate an informed understanding of key healthy ageing concepts and theories
  3. Assess specific environments against best practice principles for healthy ageing
  4. Examine the strengths and vulnerabilities associated with ageing.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes

Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment      
2 - Written Assessment    
3 - Presentation      

Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes

  • Professional Level
  • Advanced Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1. Knowledge
2. Communication      
3. Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Research    
5. Self-management        
6. Ethical and Professional Responsibility  
7. Leadership        

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes

  • Professional Level
  • Advanced Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Written Assessment    
2 - Written Assessment    
3 - Presentation

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