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EEH401 - Professional Issues in Health and Physical Education

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Commencing 2016 for Waurn Ponds (Geelong) students.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
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.


An intensive seminar may be offered.


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

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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