Specialist Studies in Junior PDHPE
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.
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
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.
Effective principles and practices for quality teaching in Stage 4 and 5 PDHPE and PASS courses
Programming for 7-10 PDHPE and PASS courses
Scope and sequence development for a 7-10 PDHPE program
PASS course development
Unit planning for PDHPE and PASS
Assessment development for PDHPE and PASS courses
Evaluation processes for ongoing improvement in teaching and learning
Diversity, social, cultural and special needs considerations in the secondary school setting
Legal and ethical responsibilities in PDHPE secondary teaching
This course is only available to students enrolled in B Teaching (Health and Phys Ed) (Honours) (12370).
Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of - Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or - 80 units of UoN courses or - BOSTES approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016
Project: Group Project Planning in HPE
Written Assignment: Written task