Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Gavin Slemp
In this subject, students will explore how theories on wellbeing, ethics and virtues are being applied to education settings, workplaces and communities.
Students will investigate key questions such as: What are the building blocks of lasting wellbeing in youth and adulthood? What are the ways wellbeing skills can be learned? What are the issues to consider? How can workplaces foster wellbeing in employees and assist their local communities to thrive?
Students will present case studies on how wellbeing insights are being taught and applied in school, organisation or community settings; understand the role of wellbeing and virtues with respect to both subjective and objective outcomes; and consider implications of cross-cultural issues as well as trends in wellbeing policy.
There are two assessment tasks:
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.
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Readings will be posted on the LMS.
Cameron, K. S., Dutton, J. E., & Quinn, R. E. (2003) (Eds.), Positive Organizational Scholarship: Foundations of a New Discipline. Berrett-Koehler, San Francisco.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will able to:
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/breadth/positive_individuals,_organisations_and_communities#positive|
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Positive individuals, organisations and communities |
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