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ESH456 - Professional Issues in Physical Education

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Shuck



Student must be enrolled in course E377.

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.


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.


Assessment 1: Individual development of a practical unit of work that addresses a biological, social, or cultural issue that impacts on student participation. (equivalent to 1200 words, 30%).
Assessment 2: A project and presentation that investigates a critical issue related to the students' future teaching. (equivalent to 2800 words, 70%)

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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