CMYHE302-21A (NET)

Health in the Digital Era

15 Points

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Division of Health Engineering Computing & Science
Te Huataki Waiora - School of Health

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Paper Description

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This paper critically examines how the growth of digital technologies have influenced understandings and practices of health. Key themes in this paper address the role of digital media in constructing understandings of health, lifestyle and illness, the changing nature of healthcare provider/patient relationships, and the development of digital technologies for health-related purposes.
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Paper Structure

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This paper is taught through a combination of 'flipped' online lectures, and online workshops. Students will be expected to engage in online materials prior to completing online workshops.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • 1. Articulate ways in which digital technologies have produced specific discourses and practices of health, particularly via new social media
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  • 2. Articulate ways in which digital technologies influence patient-health professional relationships, including issues relating to privacy and security of data
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  • 3. Demonstrate competence in using a specific digital health technology or suite of technologies
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Self-analysis of digital health technology
Sum of All
40
  • Online: EPortfolio System
2. Planning
21 Mar 2021
11:30 PM
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Digital health tracking across semester
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Reflecting on using digital health technologies
6 Jun 2021
11:30 PM
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  • Online: EPortfolio System
5. Moodle assessments and reading responses
30
  • In Class: In Tutorial
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
6. Essay response
18 Jun 2021
11:30 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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All readings are available through Talis aspire
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Online Support

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This paper is extensively supported through Moodle.
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Workload

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This is a 15 point paper and involves 150 hours of work across the semester. Each week, students should attend one face to face lecture (Wednesdays at 9am), one flipped lecture (online via moodle), and one tutorial (sign up to the Wednesday or Friday stream), as well as devote time to completing readings and assessments.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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This paper links to other papers in the Community Health major.
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