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EPP203 - Professional Experience in Health and Physical Education: Curriculum Study A

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in E377 course

Unit chair:

Jacqui Peters

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

EPP207

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Class per week for 10 weeks, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week for 5 weeks

Professional experience: Students will be required to complete a 10 day professional experience placement. (1 full week then 1 day per week for 5 weeks)

Study days subject to demand

Content

This unit will consist of online, theory and practical components as well as a practicum experience. The unit will focus on the understanding of the theoretical foundation of pedagogy as well as curriculum and assessment issues in Years 7-10 HPE, including the various ways in which curriculum is organized, in order to help develop understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of HPE. Specifically, policies and frameworks that guide planning, teaching and assessment of HPE that organise content into an effective learning and teaching sequence to be applied in a real learning context in a secondary school will be explored.  The unit will also focus on the challenges of classroom management and teaching within a diverse classroom and catering for individuals’ needs, in both the physical education environment and in the health classroom.

Assessment

Contemporary issues in HPE - Journal task, 2000 words equivalent, 50%

Risk Management and Lesson Preparation (Group task), 1000 words equivalent, 25%

Reflective practice report, 1000 words, 25%

 

Hurdle Requirement: Satisfactory completion of the professional experience placement is required in order to pass this unit

Unit Fee Information

Unit fee information available soon

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