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ESH703 - Senior Health and Human Development: Curriculum Study

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Offering information:

*Cloud (online) mode is offered in alternate years 2018, 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in E760, E763, E763T or E765

Unit chair:

Natalie Hendry





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Students are required to attend 6 x 2 hour intensive seminars in weeks 1-4, 10, 11

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin*


This unit aims to prepare students for facilitating learning in Health and Human Development with a strong emphasis on the teaching of Health and Human Development at the senior years/post compulsory level. It also aims to provide an understanding of the alternative senior years pathways including applied learning and vocational education components of study at this level as it relates to Health and Human Development.

Students understanding of the nature of the curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in Health and Human Development and the implications for teaching are expanded.

The study looks at the senior years Health and Human Development approach to the concept of development as a continuum that begins with individual human development and progresses towards human development at a societal level; the role nutrition plays in influencing both health status and individual human development; the responsibilities and obligations of the teacher in delivering the prescribed curriculum of the senior years Health and Human Development Study Design; exploration of contemporary resources texts and resources that can be incorporated into the classroom to facilitate the teaching and learning of the senior years/post compulsory Health and Human Development Study Design; and interpreting health data and the nature of school based and external evaluation and assessment of senior years studies in this learning area.


Resource-Analysis and Development, 20 minutes presentation and display, equivalent: 2500 words, 50%

Curriculum Unit of Work, 2500 words, 10 minute online presentation, 50%

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