PE Studies 4: Invasion Games

Course code EDUC2058
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables


Students will develop knowledge and teaching skills relating to the principles and practices of teaching a range of invasion games. Students will apply movement principles and develop both performance and teaching skill competencies across a range of core team sports that focus on invasion as the major game strategy. Specifically, students will examine the rules, tactics and appropriate pedagogical strategies that enable the design and delivery of learning experiences in Soccer, Touch, Rugby League, Rugby Union and Australian Rules.



  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. demonstrate key teaching skills of particular movement/motor skills used in invasion games;

2. demonstrate an ability to perform various motor skills related to invasion games;

3. demonstrate an understanding of the rules and tactics that apply to a range of invasion games;

4. demonstrate an understanding of the key pedagogical strategies relating to the presentation of activities for invasion games in school and community settings;

5. demonstrate an ability to identify effective teaching practices relating to invasion games;

6. demonstrate relevant safety issues relating to the teaching of invasion games;

7. demonstrate an understanding of the role and value of invasion game learning experiences in the broader school curriculum.


  • Touch Football
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Australian Rules
  • Soccer


This course is only available to students enrolled in B Teaching/B Health & Phys Ed, or B Teaching (Secondary) / B Health & Phys Ed, or B Teaching (Health & Phys Ed) (Honours), or B Teaching (Primary) (Honours) programs.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Presentations: Group

Report: Report

Formal Examination: Examination

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks