EEH701 - Physical Education Curriculum Inquiry


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in E762, E763, E765

4 credit points including EEE754, plus 1 unit from EEE755, EEE756, EPR781

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:

EPP203, EPP303, EEH302

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 1-hour lecture per week, 1 x 2-hour practical experience (workshop) seminar per week


The unit will develop knowledge of the theoretical foundation of pedagogy as well as curriculum and assessment issues in Years 7-10 Physical Education, 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 Physical Education. The unit commences with an exploration of historical and representations of Physical Education within the curriculum and examines key discourses that have shaped manifestations of contemporary secondary curriculum. Further the unit examines policies and frameworks that guide planning, teaching and assessment of HPE that organise content into an effective learning and teaching sequence that supports student learning in practical and theoretical contexts. A key focus of this unit is the development of specific pedagogical content knowledge and highly effective classroom teaching strategies for Physical Education and consider the ways in which various models-based practices in practical Physical Education shape student learning. Inherent in this is a focus on the challenges of classroom management and teaching strategies that support student engagement and learners with diverse individual needs.

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