K-6 PDHPE

Course code EDUC2747Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

In this course students will explore the content and organisation of the NSW K-6 PDHPE curriculum; examine the knowledge base underpinning the principles and practices of teaching and learning in PDHPE; teaching strategies and resources for programming, teaching and assessing primary PDHPE; the role and value of PDHPE; the place of PDHPE in the K-12 PDHPE continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4); the literacy and numeracy demands of PDHPE curriculum; ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
OurimbahSemester 2
Port Macquarie Nth Coast InstSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning K-6 PDHPE.
2. Discuss the role and value of PDHPE in the broader school curriculum, and its place in the K-12 PDHPE continuum (particularly the links between Stage 3 and 4).
3. Navigate the content, structure and organisation of the NSW K-6 PDHPE curriculum.
4. Demonstrate appropriate teaching strategies for PDHPE.
5. Understand the literacy and numeracy demands of PDHPE.
6. Differentiate curriculum to meet the diverse literacy needs of learners.
ContentThe course will cover: PDHPE in Context - the role and value of PDHPE in primary schools; Programming in PDHPE; The classroom teacher and health promotion; Current issues and initiatives in K-6 PDHPE; appropriate teaching strategies for PDHPE.
Replacing Course(s)EDUC3034
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Practical
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassIn class written test - 1000 words or equivalent
Essays / Written AssignmentsDevelop a series of sequential lessons (including resources) for teaching a topic for the K-6 PDHPE syllabus
Presentations - GroupPractical assessment related to the PDHPE curriculum - 1500 words or equivalent
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the:
Bachelor of Teaching
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EDUC2747