ECP713 - Primary Health and Physical Education Pedagogies

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Commencing 2021

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students commencing in 2021 must be enrolled in course E762

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECP712

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, independent study and 1 x 2-hour practical and 1 x 3-hour scheduled face-to-face seminar per non-placement teaching week (approx. 6-9 weeks).

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, regular forum posting and responding to others, scheduled synchronous online discussions and independent study during non-placement teaching weeks (approx. 6-9 weeks).

It is highly recommended that you attend scheduled synchronous discussions in CloudDeakin throughout the trimester.

In-person attendance requirements

Students who are completing professional experience placements are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchoronous sessions during the placement.

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit explores the theories and related issues in the promotion of health, movement and physical education in the primary education context.

The unit will provide an overview of theories of physical and motor development in early and middle childhood pertinent to sound health and physical education pedagogical practice.

The unit is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to critically examine research, theory, practice and curriculum and apply these to health and physical education programs that enhance the health, wellbeing and physical activity outcomes of children in the primary school years.

Students will be able to build competence and confidence to effectively teach primary health and physical education and evaluate health education and movement approaches relevant to the primary years.

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