PE Studies 2: Court and Striking Games

Course code EDUC1016Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course introduces students to a range of court and striking sports and to the application of theoretically-based teaching and coaching strategies used to facilitate effective learning in these sports. The sports to be covered are: cricket, softball, netball, basketball, volleyball and tennis. Students will be given the opportunity to apply teaching and coaching strategies to practical game situations and to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding in each sport. PDHPE curriculum links will be made and practical assessment techniques will be explored for each of the sports.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will be expected to:

1) Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of court and striking sports (including the rules and tactics used in each sport);
2) Demonstrate a range of movement skills relating to court and striking sports;
3) Demonstrate the ability to analyse and apply theoretically-based coaching and teaching practices and strategies;
4) Make effective links between learning court and striking sports and the PDHPE syllabus; and
5) Demonstrate understanding of effective assessment techniques used to evaluate performance in court and striking sports.
ContentThis course introduces students to a range of specific court and striking games. The sports to be covered are: cricket, softball, netball, basketball, volleyball, squash, badminton and tennis.
Replacing Course(s)HUBS1508 which incorporates HUBS1503 Physical Education Kinetics 1A and HUBS1504 Physical Education Kinetics 1B. The program changes are needed to meet the Senate ruling on 5 and 15 unit courses.
TransitionTransitional Arrangements will be managed on a case by case basis according to the needs of the student.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC1014, EDUC1015
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsPractical
Assessment Items
Examination: FormalAssignment 3: (40%) An examination covering all course content will be administered at the completion of the course.
Other: (please specify)Performance
Assignment 2: (30%) Practical skill-based assessments in each of the six court and striking games.
Presentations - GroupAssignment 1: (30%) Research-based written rationale, description and teaching of tactical play for specific court and striking game.
Contact HoursPractical: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Health and Physical Education program.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC1016