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EEH455 - Approaches to Teaching Health and Physical Education

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in E377

Unit chair:

Kate Moncrieff


EEH201 and EPP203 for students who commenced E377 course from 2011



Incompatible with:

ESH355, ESH455

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Students are required to participate as a mentor which requires a two hour mentoring/professional development session as required during five weeks of trimester


This unit will address topics including:

  • learner attitudes, needs and motivations for engaging in school based health and physical education (HPE).
  • Further examination of the three learning domains as they apply to HPE
  • components of effective teaching of HPE from Years 5-12 including planning and assessment
  • critical reflection upon past and present notions of effective teaching and the comparison of these to a models based approach
  • the thorough investigation of several approaches to teaching HPE through participation in practical seminars and engaging with new HPE content
  • an examination of the role of reflective practice and personal evaluation to their own teaching and recognition of their own development through the mentoring of junior colleagues
  • the opportunity to experience designing and implementing a unit of work based upon a selected pedagogical approach to teaching.


Journal, 800 words, 20 %

Part A - Instructional models, 1600 words, 40%

Part B – Instructional models, 1600 words, 40 % 

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