Assistive Technology FoundationCoventry University
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- Foundation degree
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Skills and Training
Skills and Training
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Assistive Technology (AT) can make a significant contribution to improving the health, well-being and choices of older people and those with long term conditions.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
The Foundation in Assistive Technology - aimed primarily at health and social care, independent and third sector support workers, as well as those working in industry - will develop knowledge and skills in the use and delivery of assistive technology services including telecare and telehealth.
It will also provide the opportunity for the development of the knowledge and skills required of Assistant Practitioner level roles in health and social care.WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The course capitalises on real-life learning opportunities available within your workplace and offers:
- an appropriate blend of work-based and university learning activities,
- a partnership between the University, the learner and your employer to identify learning needs and opportunities,
- reflection on existing knowledge, skills and competencies.
- learner–led, but University and employer-supported, learning activities within the workplace,
- blending of theory and practice in your real-life situation,
- reflection and consolidation of the learning that has taken place.
The foundation degree in assistive technology will be delivered mainly through a combination of online and work-based learning. It includes 5 mandatory modules in the first year:
- Introduction to study and academic study skills,
- introduction to AT,
- AT Process and Practice,
- work-based learning 1 working with people,
- work-based Learning 2 working in practice.
Normally students will spend one day a week engaged in university study and a day and a half week as a learner in the work place.
A choice of three option modules may be chosen in the second year to meet a range of student and employer needs including:
- Telehealth and Telecare,
- Inclusive design and accessible environments,
- Effective management of AT equipment
- or a range options from other Foundation Degree programmes including Rehabilitation, End of life care, Long term conditions and Mental Health.
These options are taken alongside two further work-based learning modules in the second year.
Note that these modules can also be taken individually as standalone modules.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
This course is delivered online so enabling a flexible approach to learning. All materials are available for you to work through at your own pace. Tutorials are offered through various means, face to face, email, telephone, skype.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
You will be assessed through coursework.How will this course enhance my career prospects?
The course can provide a crucial component of a career pathway in assistive technology through to a full degree if required and potentially on to the MSc in Assistive Technology.NO HIDDEN EXTRAS
No Hidden Extras is not applicable to this course.ADD+VANTAGE
The Add+vantage Programme is not applicable to this course.GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME
The Global Leaders Programme is not applicable to this course.APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS "