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Unit of Study HLT10589 - Lifespan Development and Occupational Transitions (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain the development of biomechanical, sensory motor, cognitive, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills and abilities in infancy, childhood, adolescence, and young, middle and late adulthood
2 explain the interactions and impact between the individual and his/her varying physical, social, sensory and cultural environments and the consequent development of a sense of self and of personal meaning across the lifespan
3 analyse the dynamic process of role acquisition, transition and loss across the lifespan
4 analyse some of the important issues relating to occupations and occupational role performance at different developmental stages across the lifespan and apply and evaluate skills within the construct of occupational role performance
5 assess the occupations and occupational role performance of selected individuals in these age groups and identify and remedy some factors that inhibit occupational role performance
6 discuss the implementation of change that will be effective at the occupational performance role level.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the development of biomechanical, sensory motor, cognitive, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills and abilities in infancy, childhood, adolescence, and young, middle and late adulthood
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. explain the interactions and impact between the individual and his/her varying physical, social, sensory and cultural environments and the consequent development of a sense of self and of personal meaning across the lifespan
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. analyse the dynamic process of role acquisition, transition and loss across the lifespan
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. analyse some of the important issues relating to occupations and occupational role performance at different developmental stages across the lifespan and apply and evaluate skills within the construct of occupational role performance
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  5. assess the occupations and occupational role performance of selected individuals in these age groups and identify and remedy some factors that inhibit occupational role performance
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  6. discuss the implementation of change that will be effective at the occupational performance role level.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

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