HELTH101-21A (HAM)

Hauora: Thinking about Health

15 Points

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

Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: dean.crawford@waikato.ac.nz

Placement/WIL Coordinator(s)

Tutor(s)

: gloria.clarke@waikato.ac.nz

Student Representative(s)

Lab Technician(s)

Librarian(s)

You can contact staff by:

  • Calling +64 7 838 4466 select option 1, then enter the extension.
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Paper Description

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Health is a multi-disciplinary field of study that draws on multiple cultural perspectives. This paper introduces students to these diverse perspectives, as well as the foundational academic skills required for success within the BHealth or Certificate in Health and Wellbeing, through the lens of hauora, health and wellbeing.
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Paper Structure

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During the trimester classes will consist of a 2 hour 'lecture' and 1 hour workshop each week. Students will be encouraged to engage in discussion, work with peers and staff to develop their understandings of health, hauora, and wellbeing.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Describe key Māori and Indigenous, national, and international health perspectives (frameworks, charters, models, policy) that inform understandings of health
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  • Explain the range of ways hauora, health and wellbeing can be understood from multi-disciplinary perspectives in Aotearoa New Zealand & elsewhere
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  • Undertake successful undergraduate study
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  • Apply academic conventions of reading, writing, presenting, and referencing for science, social science and practice based programmes in health, biomedical sciences, and population/public health
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  • Critical analyse and discuss relevant information
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Assessment

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Students are expected to attempt all assessment tasks.
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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. Aromatawai Tuatahi (10%)
14 Mar 2021
11:30 PM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Aromatawai Tuarua (40%)
Sum of All
40
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Evaluating Source Material (14%)
21 Mar 2021
11:30 PM
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Reading Analysis (16%)
1 Apr 2021
11:30 PM
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Bibliography (10%)
11 Apr 2021
11:30 PM
-
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
6. Aromatawai Tuatoru (20%)
10 May 2021
3:00 PM
20
  • Presentation: In Class
7. Aromatawai Tuawhā (30%)
11 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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Required readings are available through the paper readings link in the library, and a link provided in Moodle.
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Recommended Readings

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Required readings are available through the paper readings link in the library, and a link provided in Moodle.
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Other Resources

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Learning opportunities will be recorded in Panopto, however, it is strongly recommended that students use these for review purposes only and not in place of attending classes.
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Online Support

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Across the course there is a series of online tasks, designed to support you with your learning. All tasks will be accessed via Moodle, however, you will need to also use the library website (and actual physical library), and a range of web pages to help you complete this course.

PLEASE NOTE: Moodle will be used for class notices and it is your responsibility to check the site regularly and read the Moodle email notifications. Instructions provided on Moodle and in lectures are considered to be given to the class as a whole.
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Workload

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The workload for this paper totals 150 hrs. This is made up of 48 hours face to face lectures/workshop. In addition to this, all students are expected to complete 30 hrs of independent learning and preparation for class, and 72hrs or work related to completing assessment activities.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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This paper links to all papers you will take during your studies in the BHealth or Certificate in Health and Wellbeing. It will provide you with a platform for understanding Hauora, Health ad Wellbeing, whilst helping you develop the necessary academic skills to be successful in your tertiary studies.
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Prerequisite(s)

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: CMYHE101, HSHUP101

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