The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC2514

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This elective course examines the programming of Team Sports in the Primary K-6 curriculum. Effective coaching strategies will be examined to enhance student performance.


Availability

Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Summer 2 - 2020.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate skill competency relating to a range of team sports;

2. Understand the safety issues affecting primary-aged participation in specific sports;

3. Apply effective coaching principles to correct and extend sports performances;

4. Demonstrate familiarisation with rules and tactics related to various sports;

5. Analyse sports using biomechanical principles.


Content

Major activities may comprise:

  • skills, tactics and safety techniques related to a range of approved sports programmed in NSW primary schools.

Requisites

For students who commenced in the program in 2016 onwards, enrolment in this course is dependent on successful completion of the teacher education admission milestone:

- Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or

- 80 units of UON courses or

- Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways.

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

- Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways or

- Commencement in the program pre 2016


Assessment items

Practical Demonstration: Peer Presentation 60%

In Term Test: Exam 40%


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Field Study: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - Students must attend all field study components to pass the course
  • Practical: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - A minimum of 80% attendance is required to pass the course