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

Year:

2020 unit information

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

Must be enrolled in E377

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

EPP207

Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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. This involves 1 full week then 1-day per week for 5-weeks. Note the day per week is a Monday, so students will not be able to select seminars for other units on that day

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.

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