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ESH456 - Professional Issues in Physical Education

Unit details

Year2015 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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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