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EEH216 - Primary Physical Education

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Kate Moncrieff

Campus contact:

Kate Moncrieff (Burwood (Melbourne))

Shannon Cunningham (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

Jason Kermeen (Warrnambool)




For students enrolled in course E359

Incompatible with:

ESH416, EEH416

Contact hours:

Trimester 1: 1 hour class and 2 hour practical session per week.  [Note lectures are held in week 1, 4 and 10 for Melbourne Burwood campus students].


Trimester 3: Intensive mode of offer. (Enrolment quotas apply) 


Classes at Burwood (Melbourne) will run over a week in November 2015 (10am - 3pm).  Dates TBA.

Classes at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) will run over a week in January 2016 (10am -3pm). Dates TBA.


This unit is designed to familiarise students with contemporary curriculum and pedagogy in the area of Physical Education as taught in the primary school.  It focuses particularly on the dimension of Movement and Physical Activity, which is part of the strand Physical, Personal and Social Learning in the AusVELS.


Group Presentation: small group video task demonstrating understanding of curriculum and pedagogy in PE (equivalent to 1000 words per group member) (40%).

Individual task: reflective journal compiled across this unit.  The journal will be a weekly response to prompt questions and collection of notes, answers, ideas, artefacts and reflections drawn from lectures, practical classes & readings. (Approx.3000 words) (60%).

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