EEH455 - Approaches to Teaching Health and Physical Education


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in E377


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:

ESH355, ESH455

Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour practical experience (workshop) (weeks 1 and 9)

2 x 1.5 hour practicals weekly (weeks 2-8)

Students are required to participate as a mentor which requires a 2-hour mentoring/professional development session in weeks 6,7,8,9


This unit will address topics including:

  • Critical reflection upon past and present notions of effective teaching and the comparison of these to a models based approach
  • The thorough investigation of several models based approaches to teaching HPE through participation in practical seminars and engaging with new HPE content
  • Students will be able to reflect upon their own teaching practice and that of others through the mentoring of junior colleagues
  • The opportunity to experience planning and teaching a unit of work based upon a selected pedagogical approach to teaching.
  • This unit will also focus on the use of information and communications technology in teaching and learning through models based practice.

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