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EEH401 - Professional Issues in Health and Physical Education

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Shuck

EEH201 and EPP203


Student must be enrolled in course E377.

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week for 7 weeks, 1 x 2 hour Seminar for 7 weeks. Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.


This unit focuses on investigating professional issues critical to your needs as health and physical educators. The theoretical component is driven by a student-centred scenario planning pedagogy. Students explore this pedagogy through the development and writing of a personal professional scenario and then progress to developing a health or physical education scenario that emanates from a school context. Students will also explore what it means to teach physical education in a special school environment and explore teaching strategies that will enrich and enhance their teaching skills.


Assessment 1:  Reflection of teaching students with special needs (equivalent to1200 words) 30%.

Assessment 2:  A scenario planning project that investigates a professional issue related to health and/or physical education (equivalent to 2000 words) 50%.

Assessment 3:  Reflection on professional engagement (equivalent to 1000 words) 20%.

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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