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EEH456 - Professional Issues in Physical Education

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):.75
EFTSL value:0.094
Cohort rule:(For students commencing in course E377 from 2007 or later only)
Unit chair:

Lisa Shuck



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


The unit focus is on investigating professional issues critical to the needs to physical education teachers. The theoretical component is driven by a scenario methodology. The unit is divided onto two sections: the first section explores scenario planning. The second section requires students to explore critical issues for teaching and physical education. Students work in small groups exploring their scenario and present results to the class. The unit is supported by practical classes in football and international rules where issues of gender, integrating students with special needs, and cultural issues are addressed.


Personal Scenario, 1300 words, 30%
Group Scenario Presentation, 1500 words, 40%
Disability Education Certificate On-line journal, 10%
Individual Review of Special Schools Experience, equivalent to 1000 words, 20%

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