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ESH703 - Senior Health and Human Development: Curriculum Study

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Offering information:

*Cloud (online) mode is offered in alternate years 2018, 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course E760, E763, E763T or E765

Unit chair:

Natalie Hendry

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Students are required to attend 6 x 2 hour intensive seminars in weeks 1-4, 10, 11

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin*

Content

This unit aims to prepare students for facilitating learning in Health and Human Development with a strong emphasis on the teaching of Health and Human Development at the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) level. It also aims to provide an understanding of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the VCE as it relates to Health and Human Development.

Students understanding of the nature of the curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in Health and Human Development and the implications for teaching are expanded.

The study looks at the VCE Health and Human Development approach to the concept of development as a continuum that begins with individual human development (Units 1 & 2) and progresses towards human development at a societal level (Unit 4); the role nutrition plays in influencing both health status and individual human development; the responsibilities and obligations of the teacher in delivering the prescribed curriculum of the VCE Health and Human Development Study Design; exploration of contemporary resources texts and resources that can be incorporated into the classroom to facilitate the teaching and learning of the VCE Health and Human Development Study Design; and interpreting health data and the nature of school based and external evaluation and assessment of VCE.

Assessment

Resource-Analysis and Development, 20 minutes presentation and display, equivalent: 2500 words, 50%

Curriculum Unit of Work, 2500 words, 10 minute online presentation, 50%

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