K-6 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education

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; and ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
OurimbahSemester 2
Port Macquarie Nth Coast InstSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
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:
1. PDHPE in Context - the role and value of PDHPE in primary schools;
2. Strategies for lesson planning, assessment and reporting in PDHPE; to meet diverse needs;
3. The role of the classroom teacher and health promotion;
4. Understanding, implementing and critiquing current initiatives and issues in K-6 PDHPE;
5. Use of best practice teaching and learning strategies for PDHPE;
6. Ensuring safe practices and protocols for PDHPE.
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeEDUC1048, EDUC1050, PUBH1030
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Practical
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassExamination: Class Test - 40%
Presentations - GroupPresentations: Group and Individual - 60%
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
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC2747