Specialist Studies in Junior PDHPE

Course code EDUC1203
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning in Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) in secondary schools focusing on the Year 7 to 10 syllabi. Students will experience programming, assessment, evaluation and reporting for Stage 4 and 5 PDHPE and Physical Activity and Sports Studies (PASS) elective courses. Students will explore legal and ethical conduct of teaching and learning and also explore ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the secondary school setting.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Stage 4 and 5 PDHPE and PASS syllabi;

2. Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and skills in planning, programming, assessment, evaluation and reporting strategies in Stage 4 and 5 PDHPE and PASS studies;

3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of PDHPE pedagogies that cater for the diverse needs of learners in a secondary school setting;

4. Understand the legal and ethical ramifications of the PDHPE teaching profession.

Content

  1. Effective principles and practices for quality teaching in PDHPE and PASS
  2. Scope and sequence development for 7-10 PDHPE
  3. PASS course development
  4. Unit planning for PDHPE and PASS
  5. Assessment development for PDHPE and PASS courses
  6. Evaluation processes for ongoing improvement in teaching and learning
  7. Effective principles and practices for quality teaching in PDHPE and PASS
  8. Diversity, social, cultural and special needs considerations in the secondary school setting.
  9. Legal and ethical responsibilities in PDHPE secondary teaching
  10. Cultural and population considerations in teaching PD/H/PE and PASS

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/ Bachelor of Health and Physical Education programs

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay

Project: Group Project ¿ Planning in HPE

Written Assignment: Written task

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks