Please refer to the return to campus page for more information on these delivery modes and students who can enrol in each mode based on their location.
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
This subject is offered as a single 3-hour class, one evening each week over a 12 week period in semester 1 each year. Students are expected to work in class, on projects provided by external clients, engaging in studio-based learning, to design, prototype and evaluate health technologies. Learning materials, subject documentation, communication and assessment are handled using a subject website in the University Learning Management System.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
This subject has no textbook, however several texts are recommended and are available in the University library. Students have access to electronic full-text of recommended readings, including current journal articles, government documents and industry reports. Examples:
Blandford, A., Gibbs, J., Newhouse, N., Perski, O., Singh, A., & Murray, E. (2018). Seven lessons for interdisciplinary research on interactive digital health interventions. Digital Health, 4.
Craig, P., Dieppe, P., Macintyre, S., Michie, S., Nazareth, I., & Petticrew, M. (2008). Developing and evaluating complex interventions: the new Medical Research Council guidance. BMJ, 337, a1655.
Furniss, D., Randell, R., O’Kane, A. A., Taneva, S., Mentis, H., & Blandford, A. (2014). Fieldwork for healthcare: guidance for investigating human factors in computing systems. Synthesis Lectures on Assistive, Rehabilitative, and Health-Preserving Technologies, 3(2), 1-146.
Stoyanov, S. R., Hides, L., Kavanagh, D. J., Zelenko, O., Tjondronegoro, D., & Mani, M. (2015). Mobile app rating scale: a new tool for assessing the quality of health mobile apps. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 3(1).
Klasnja, P., Consolvo, S., & Pratt, W. (2011). How to evaluate technologies for health behavior change in HCI research. Proceedings of CHI 2011.
This subject provides advanced knowledge and practical skills to work in digital health. This subject is offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and makes local and international links with accomplished researchers and with experts from public and private sector organisations.
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- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 5 September 2021