Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
Professor Stephen Trumble
Excellent in Clinical Teaching (E.X.C.I.T.E.)
Currently enrolled students:
- General information: www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/clinteachhealth/
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The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching (GCertClinTeach) has evolved from the university’s successful Graduate Certificate in University Teaching (GCUT). It uses much of the same proven pedagogy while locating learning within the clinical context to ensure that it resonates with busy clinicians. In recognition of workforce demands, participants will be able to choose between monthly contact days based at the Parkville campus four times per semester, or an intensive program with four days in the one week.
The GCertClinTeach has four practically-orientated subjects and will be delivered in association with the Centre for the Study of Higher Education, blending learners with the CSHE’s GCUT stream when appropriate. The GCertClinTeach will be unique in the international marketplace for its quality, flexibility and immediate utility.
Clinicians who gain the University of Melbourne GCertClinTeach will be valued for their commitment to clinical teaching. Those who progress to the Grad Dip will be recognised for their advanced knowledge and skills, and those who undertake the Masters program for their demonstrated excellence in clinical education.
It is the first in a pathway of award courses being developed by FMDHS (along with the Grad Dip Clin Ed and M Clin Ed). It is primarily intended as a high quality professional development opportunity for those clinicians who teach clinical learners (at all levels) in healthcare settings.
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The Graduate Certificate of Clinical Teaching employs a similar structure to the GCUT on which it is based, with 4 subjects of equal weighting (12.5 points each) spread over two semesters.
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The Graduate Certificate In Clinical Teaching includes the following four core subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
October, Semester 2
October, Semester 2
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and degree 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 degree.
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives 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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Student Equity and Disability Support Team: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Graduates may progress to a range of further coursework programs, including the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education (GD-CLINED) and the Master of Clinical Education (MC-CLINED).
The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:
· Academically excellent:
o have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
o have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s)
o reach a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication
o be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
o be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies
· Knowledgeable across disciplines:
o examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
o expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects
o have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems
o have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment
· Leaders in communities:
o initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces
o have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
o mentor future generations of learners
o engage in meaningful public discourse, with a profound awareness of community needs
· Attuned to cultural diversity:
o value different cultures
o be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work
o have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community
o respect indigenous knowledge, cultures and values
· Active global citizens:
o accept social and civic responsibilities
o be advocates for improving the sustainability of the environment
have a broad global understanding, with a high regard for human rights, equity and ethics
On successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://excite.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/|
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