PE Studies 1: Motor Development and Skill Acquisition
|Course code EDUC1014||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education|
This course provides students with an opportunity to gain knowledge, understanding and skills in movement skill acquisition to facilitate the planning, assessment, implementation and evaluation a fundamental movement intervention program in a primary school setting.
Students will gain valuable theoretical and practical experience while attending lectures and participating in tutorials as well as learn a variety of planning, assessment and teaching techniques for the implementation and evaluation of a fundamental movement skills program in a primary school setting.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students will be expected to:|
1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the processes of motor skill acquisition in children and adolescents;
2. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of growth, development and motor behaviour in children and adolescents;
3. gain knowledge, understanding and skills to detect motor skill deficiencies and design programs to correct and evaluate the motor skills of children in a primary school setting;
4. demonstrate skills, knowledge and understanding of relevant content and pedagogy enabling the application of content in ways which are responsive to the particular characteristics of learners, curricula and teaching environments;
5. document the progress of the learners, the process of implementation and complete an evaluation of the intervention program; and
6. become familiar with recent research and understand the implications for motor skill acquisition in children and adolescents.
|Content||- Growth and developmental stages in children and adolescents.|
- Principles of motor skill acquisition.
- Nature and classification of motor skills.
- Research and trends of motor development of Australian children.
- The learning process - attention, practice, memory and feedback.
- Measurement and analysis of motor skills.
- Practical performance of motor skills and pedagogy for motor skill development.
- School-based motor skill assessment, programming and evaluation in a primary school setting.
|Transition||Transitional Arrangements will be managed on a case by case basis according to the needs of the student.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
Experience Based Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for EDUC1014|