The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019
Course code

EDUC4017

Units

10 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

Students have the opportunity to design, implement and report a small research intervention focusing on physical education, physical activity or health in primary schools. This project is completed as part of their role as an intern/teacher in the school.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate an understanding of designing and implementing evidence-based physical education, physical activity and health interventions in primary schools

2. Demonstrate an understanding of assessment and evaluation in research and how it applies to physical education, physical activity and health interventions in primary schools

3. Demonstrate an understanding of how research is used to inform future practice in physical education, physical activity and health research.

4. Demonstrate valuing of physical education, physical activity and health research as a necessary part of the teaching profession


Content

Students will develop the skills to be able to:

  • Apply current inductive and/or deductive research methodologies in physical education, physical activity and health research in primary schools
  • Effectively use assessment tools for gathering quality data and evaluating impact in physical education, physical activity and health research
  • Report research appropriately and discuss implications

Assumed knowledge

PUBH1030, EDUC2747, EDUC4016


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Critical Reflection

Presentation: Research Report & Presentation


Contact hours

Callaghan

Field Study

Face to Face Off Campus 4 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

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

Either timetabled or online learning as specified in the course outline. Number of tutorials depend on student numbers and staff viability. Lectures may be podcast. Course may be delivered on a weekly basis or in a block mode.