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OCTY1102

Assessments
Assessment Task Due Date Weighting Learning Objectives

Exam 16 Apr 18 08:00 - 16 35% 1, 4, 5, 6


- Mid Semester During Class Apr 18 09:40
Communication Exam

Activity and Occupational 23 Apr 18 08:00 - 27 30% 7, 8


Analysis ​Assignment May 18 11:59

Interview 28 May 18 08:00 - 22 35% 1, 2, 3, 4, 6


- Interview assessment Jun 18 18:00 (Interview assessment
and Reflection report 25% and reflection
report 10%)

Assessment Detail
Communication Exam
Type: ​Exam - Mid Semester During Class
Learning Objectives Assessed: ​1, 4, 5, 6
Due Date:
16 Apr 18 08:00 - 16 Apr 18 09:40
Weight: ​35%
Reading: ​10 minutes
Duration: ​90 minutes
Format: ​Short answer, Short essay
Task Description:
The mid-semester exam is scheduled in class in Week 7. Content from Weeks 1-6 inclusive is examinable.

Criteria & Marking:


Refer to Blackboard for further details.

Assignment
Type: ​Activity and Occupational Analysis
Learning Objectives Assessed: ​7, 8
Due Date:
23 Apr 18 08:00 - 27 May 18 11:59
Weight: ​30%
Task Description:
Students will work in pairs. The assessment task involves identifying occupational orchestration, completing
a thorough activity and occupational analysis on an activity of daily living, and comparing and contrasting
occupational analyses (max 2500 words). This assignment will be completed in four parts over weeks 8-12.
Submission date is Sunday 27th May, 2018 @ 11:59 pm.

Criteria & Marking: ​OCTY 1102 Activity and Occupational Analysis Assignment Marking Criteria.pdf
More Information: ​2018 AA and OA Assignment Task Description and Instructions.pdf
Submission: ​Submit assignment and cover sheet in one combined document via Turnitin on Learn.UQ.
Interview assessment and Reflection report
Type: ​Interview
Learning Objectives Assessed: ​1, 2, 3, 4, 6
Due Date:
28 May 18 08:00 - 22 Jun 18 18:00
Weight: ​35%
(Interview assessment 25% and reflection report 10%)
Task Description:
See attached task description.

Criteria & Marking: ​Interview assessment and Reflection assignment marking rubric.pdf
More Information: ​Interview Assessment_Task description_2018.pdf
Submission: ​The reflection report is due Sat 2nd June @ 11:59 pm (Wk 13) and is to be submitted online
via Turnitin on Learn.UQ

OCTY1102 Introduction to Professional Skills in Occupational


Therapy: Threshold Concepts
What are Threshold Concepts?
Threshold concepts are those considered by the occupational therapy profession to be
central to the mastery of occupational therapy. Five threshold concepts have been
identified as pivotal to the practice of occupational therapy and these are integrated
within this course in the
following proportions”

Course Aims
- This course consists of two modules.
- The aim of Module 1 if so students to understand the ways in which intrapersonal and
interpersonal communication and relationships influence occupational performance.
Communication and occupational theories and practices will be integrated and students
will have opportunities to practice their communication skills in small groups and 1:1
situations. Adult teaching and learning strategies will be introduced. Communication
concepts around therapeutic (intentional) use of self and professional collaboration will
be highlighted.

- The aim of Module 2 is to introduce students to the process of occupational and activity
analysis, for students to understand where occupational/activity analysis sits in the
occupational therapy practice process (e.g. considering the CPPF) and to support
student capacity to analyse occupations and activities as a key skill for occupational
therapy practice.

Learning Objectives
After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
1. Identify personal values, beliefs, life experiences and interpersonal characteristics that
impact on communication in various contexts.
2. Demonstrate the ability to engage in insightful self-reflection regarding personal
communication skills in various contexts.
3. Evaluate self and others during interactions while engaged in a range of occupational roles,
and appropriately modify communication style in response to: (a) the needs of the person
one is communicating with, and (b) the occupational context.
4. Demonstrate verbal and non-verbal therapeutic communication skills including listening,
questioning and assertiveness in 1:1 and group situations.
5. Identify the impact of disability on the communication experience.
6. Understand theory supporting therapeutic (intentional) use of self and the principles
underpinning OT practice.
7. Understand the processes of occupational and activity analysis.
8. Analyse occupations and activities and understand how this information might inform
practice aiming to improve engagement in purposeful and meaningful occupations
LECTURES WK1

Introduction to Professional Skills in Occupational Therapy