The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

EDUC2515

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This elective course examines a range of individual practical pursuits that are incorporated in the Physical Education domain of the K-6 syllabus. Emphasis is given to promoting healthy lifestyles especially through recreational (non-competitive) practical activities.


Availability2020 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate skill and competency relating to a range of individual/recreational practical activities in a recreational camp setting;

2. Understand the legal and safety issues regarding primary-aged participation in specific practical activities;

3. Display competent planning and organisational skills;

4. Understand current issues in relation to primary school physical education and sport.


Content

  • Major activities may comprise:
  • Athletics
  • Aquatics
  • Outdoor Education pursuits (e.g. camping, orienteering)
  • Gymnastics
  • Physical Fitness

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


Assumed knowledge

PUBH2030 (Callaghan / Port Macquarie students)


Assessment items

Practical Demonstration: Task 1 - Physical Fitness Circuit

Proposal / Plan: Task 2 - Lesson Plan

In Term Test: Examination


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. - Attendance at the camp is a mandatory course component.
  • Integrated Learning Session: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - A minimum of 80% attendance is required to pass the course

Contact hours

Callaghan

Field Study

Face to Face Off Campus 2 day(s) per Term Full Term

Any additional costs relating to an outdoor recreation camp will be at the student's expense.

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 20 hour(s) per Term Full Term

This course may be offered in weekly or compressed delivery mode.