PUBH6001: Health Policy and Advocacy | My Assignment Tutor

ASSESSMENT BRIEFSubject Code and Title PUBH6001: Health Policy and AdvocacyAssessmentAssessment 3: Group Presentation – Public HealthAdvocacy campaignIndividual/Group Group Assignment (Small Groups of 2‐3)Length 15 minutesLearning OutcomesThis assessment addresses the following learningoutcomes:Apply knowledge of policy development to a publichealth policy issueAnalyse evidence based policy and knowledgetranslation issuesAnalyse advocacy and empowerment strategiesuse to address public health policy issuesSubmissionOn Campus: Presentations and submission due in Week11 in class on a day arranged by learning facilitatorOnline class: Presentations and submission due in Week11 by Sunday 11.55 pm AEST/AEDT *Weighting 30%Total Marks 100 marks *Please Note: This time is Sydney time (AEST or AEDT). Please convert to your own time zone(eg. Adelaide = 11:25pm).Instructions:For this assessment, you will give a presentation to the class in small groups of 2 or 3.The presentation should last 15 minutes.In your presentation, you will propose an advocacy campaign relating to a specific public health problem.Your campaign will advocate for a specific outcome to address this public health problem.The outcome should be policy relevant – for example, a new policy or a change to an existing policy.This outcome could be a change to regulation and/or legislation, or a commitment fromGovernment to increase funding for your public health issue.Your proposed advocacy campaign should be a new idea (you can be creative in giving it a name).In developing this idea, you should research pre‐existing advocacy campaigns in public health.This will provide you with insight into ‘real world’ advocacy campaigns and the sorts of strategiesand activities they employ.As a group decide the public health problem you will address and the solution you wish to achieve.In your presentation you should: Clearly articulate the health problem to be addressed through advocacy,highlighting the importance of the issue, supported by evidence. Clearly articulate the policy relevant outcome you wish to achieve from advocacy. In describing the outcome, you should demonstrate an understanding of how youradvocacy campaign contributes towards policy development. You should also display an understanding of how evidence can contribute towards your advocacy campaign. Describe your advocacy campaign. What will your campaign do? Describe specific strategies for:o Translating public health evidence for advocacy purposes: how will your campaign use evidence?o Building a coalition and gaining support from stakeholders, including community stakeholderso Using media advocacy and communicating your messages to the wider publicIn addressing the above points, consider the appropriateness of advocacy activities such as:Advertising: via TV, print media, social media and billboards.Community‐based campaigning: protests, letter writing and petitions.Strategies for empowering communities: how can your advocacy campaign involveand empower community stakeholders?Engaging with high profile supporters and coalitionsAssessment Criteria:• Clear articulation of public health problem and policy solution you wish tosee as a result of your advocacy campaign (30%)• Clear understanding of how evidence can inform your advocacy strategy,and how you can communicate this evidence for advocacy purposes (25%)• Clear description of an advocacy campaign, including activities you will use in this campaign(such as coalition building with community and other stakeholders, and media advocacy) (35%)• General assessment criteria: Presentation skills and group cohesion (10%)Other issuesOn Campus students:How will the groups be set up?Your lecturer will assign the groups. Groups will be formed in blackboard for each group.Should we submit our presentation on blackboard?Yes, the presentation slides should be submitted on blackboard after the presentationhas been given in class, by the Sunday at the end of week 11.What if I can’t make it to class when my group are due to present?If you have any unforeseen circumstances in week 11 (for example, illness or emergency),your group will have the option to give the presentation in week 12.If these circumstances still prevent you attending in week 12, your group can presenttheir sections and you can have the option, for your section, of recording your voice to powerpoint slidesand submitting this online.How do we make sure everyone contributes?You should all contribute evenly to the preparation and delivery of the presentation.You will be provided with a peer evaluation form which you will submit with your presentation on blackboard.This forms asks you to specify the contribution of group members.If you have any concerns prior to this about group member contribution, in the first instance,you should attempt to resolve this in your group.If this is not successful, speak to your lecturer.If a student does not contribute at all towards preparing the presentation and does not show upin week 11 or 12 without an adequate reason, they will not receive a mark for the presentation.How will the marks be distributed?If all group members contribute evenly towards preparation and delivery of the presentation,they will all receive the same mark.Variations to this will depend upon whether there is disagreement about the contribution of group members.Such disagreements should be documented in the peer review form, and discussed with your lecturer.The lecturer will determine mark distribution depending upon relative contribution of group members.Online students:How will the groups be set up?Your lecturer will assign the groups. Groups will be formed in blackboard for each group.As online students, it is your responsibility to be in contact with each other and organise how to undertake the taskand divide responsibilities.How should we submit our presentation?You should submit your presentation on blackboard by Sunday of week 11.Your presentation should consist of power point slides with voice recordings for each slide.Your recordings should add up to 15 minutes.Your lecturer can provide some instructions how to record audio material to slides.You are welcome to explore other ways to add audio and/or video content (optional) to slides.All group members should contribute towards the preparation and delivery (via voice recording)of the presentation.How do we make sure everyone contributes?You should all contribute evenly to the preparation and delivery of the presentation.You will be provided with a peer evaluation form which you will submit with your presentation on blackboard.This forms asks you to specify the contribution of group members.If you have any concerns prior to this about group member contribution, in the first instance,you should attempt to resolve this in your group.If this is not successful, contact your lecturer.If a student does not contribute at all towards preparing the presentationand does not contribute to recording audio content for the presentation, they will not receive a mark.How will the marks be distributed?If all group members contribute evenly towards preparation and delivery of the presentation,they will all receive the same mark.Variations to this will depend upon whether there is disagreement about the contribution of group members.Such disagreements should be documented in the peer review form, and discussed with your lecturer.The lecturer will determine mark distribution depending upon relative contribution of group members.Marking Rubric: Assessment attributesF20‐34F135‐49Pass50‐64Credit65‐74Distinction75‐84High Distinction (HD)85‐100Grade descriptionEvidence ofunsatisfactoryachievementEvidence ofsatisfactoryachievementEvidence of a goodlevel of achievementEvidence of a highlevel of achievementEvidence of anexceptional level ofachievementClear articulation ofpublic health problemand policy solution youwish to see as a resultof your advocacycampaign (30%)The public healthproblem and policysolution sought viaadvocacy are notidentified at all.The public healthproblem and policysolution sought viaadvocacy are identifiedat a basic level, butaspects are unclear.The presentation mayspecify multipleproblems and solutionswithout clearlyfocusing on one. Thelink between the publichealth problem andthe desired solutionmay not be obvious.The public healthproblem and policysolution sought viaadvocacy are identifiedfairly clearly. The linkbetween them isreasonable, althoughsome details could bemore specific.The presentationprovides a cleararticulation of a publichealth problem andspecific solution soughtfrom advocacy. Thelink between them islogical and wellexplained.The presentationprovides a cleararticulation of a publichealth problem andspecific solution soughtfrom advocacy. Thelink between them isvery logical and wellexplained.Clear understanding ofhow evidence caninform your advocacystrategy, and how youcan communicate thisevidence for advocacypurposes (25%)The presentationdisplays nounderstanding ofrelevant evidence andhow this can inform anadvocacy campaign.The presentationdisplays someunderstanding ofrelevant evidence,however the linkbetween this evidenceand the advocacycampaign could bemore clearly described.The ways in whichThe presentationdisplays a goodunderstanding ofrelevant evidence, andthe link between thisevidence and theadvocacy campaign isreasonably welldescribed. There is anunderstanding of theThe presentationdisplays an excellentunderstanding ofrelevant evidence, andthe link between thisevidence and theadvocacy campaign isvery well described.There is a sophisticatedunderstanding of theThe presentationdisplays an excellentunderstanding ofrelevant evidence, andthe link between thisevidence and theadvocacy campaign isexceptionally welldescribed. There is ahighly sophisticated evidence will informand be used in theadvocacy campaigncould be betterarticulated.importance ofevidence for advocacy,however the specificways in whichevidence, andtranslation of thisevidence, will beundertaken in theadvocacy campaigncould be more clearlyarticulated.importance ofevidence for advocacy.The specific ways inwhich evidence, andtranslation of thisevidence, will beundertaken in theadvocacy campaign areclearly articulated.understanding of theimportance ofevidence for advocacy.The specific ways inwhich evidence, andtranslation of thisevidence, will beundertaken in theadvocacy campaign arevery clearly articulated.Clear description of anadvocacy campaign,including activities youwill use in thiscampaign(such as coalitionbuilding withcommuniy and otherstakeholders, andmedia advocacy) (35%)The presentation doesnot provide adescription of anadvocacy campaign. Noadvocacy strategies arepresented.The presentationprovides an overviewof activities for anadvocacy campaign.This may includecoalition building, useof media and generalcommunicationstrategies. Thepresentation of thesestrategies is not alwayslogical or organised.The link between theactivities and thedesired policy solutioncould be clearer.The presentationprovides a reasonablyclear overview ofactivities for anadvocacy campaign.This may includecoalition building, useof media and generalcommunicationstrategies. The linkbetween the activitiesand the desired policysolution is fairly clear.Aspects of theadvocacy strategiesmay be presented in adisorganised way,although this is fairlyminor.The presentationprovides a clearoverview of activitiesfor an advocacycampaign. This mayinclude coalitionbuilding, use of mediaand generalcommunicationstrategies. The linkbetween the activitiesand the desired policysolution is wellarticulated. Alladvocacy activities arelogical and thepresentation of them iswell organised.The presentationprovides a very clearoverview of activitiesfor an advocacycampaign. This mayinclude coalitionbuilding, use of mediaand generalcommunicationstrategies. The linkbetween the activitiesand the desired policysolution isexceptionally wellarticulated. Alladvocacy activities arelogical and thepresentation of them isvery well organised.Presentation skills andgroup cohesion (10%)Poor presentation withunclear slides, withmistakesAdequate presentationskills and reasonableslides with no mistakesGood presentation,clear slides andExcellent presentationskills withExceptionalpresentation skillswith sophisticated use Ability to articulate andpresent effectivelyAdheres to time limitTeam cohesion –allgroup memberspresent evenlyComplies with normalaacademic standardswhile presentingevidence, articulatingwork and usingprofessional English.It is difficult tounderstand theinformation presented.Inconsistent andlimited team cohesionDoes not adhere totime limit at allDemonstrates someconsistency in teamcohesion and structure– all group memberscontribute, althoughcontributions may beuneven.Adheres to time limitwithin 2 minutes –presentation lastsbetween 13‐17minutesstructure with nomistakesDemonstrates goodconsistency in teamcohesion andstructure: all groupmembers contributewell.Adheres to time limitof 15 minutessophisticated use ofmultimedia. Thepresentation is veryclear.Adheres to time limitof 15 minutesDemonstratesexcellent teamcohesion with all groupmembers contributingevenly, with evidenceof prior rehearsal toenable a sophisticatedand seamlesspresentation.of multimedia. Thepresentation is veryclear, logical and wellorganised.Adheres to time limitof 15 minutesDemonstratesexcellent teamcohesion with all groupmembers contributingevenly, with evidenceof prior rehearsal toenable a sophisticatedand seamlesspresentation.

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