This unit examines pedagogical and professional practices in 9-12 Health and Physical Education (HPE). Students will examine current syllabus (NESA) and policy documents (NSWDoE) to refine planning and programming skills for the elective Stage 5 and 6 HPE courses. Throughout the unit of study, students will participate in a number of small group and individual class-based activities designed to encourage skill development, facilitate communication and research skills, and to promote criticial reflection on learning and professional practices.
1x5hr tutorial for weeks 1-6 and 1x3hr tutorial for weeks 7-8
1x1500wd seminar presentation with teaching plan (30%), 1x1500wd programming task (40%), 1x1500wd assessment design task (30%)
Syllabus Documents: (Essential) Board of Studies NSW. (2007). Exploring Early Childhood syllabus. Sydney: Author. Board of Studies NSW. (2009). Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Stage 6 syllabus. Sydney: Author. Board of Studies NSW. (2012). Child Studies syllabus. Sydney: Author. Board of Studies NSW. (2013). Community and Family Studies syllabus. Sydney: Author. Textbooks: (Recommended) Ruskin, R. (2010a). Outcomes 1 PDHPE Preliminary Course. John Wiley and Sons Aust. Jacaranda. Ruskin, R. (2010b). Outcomes 2 PDHPE HSC Course. John Wiley and Sons Aust. Jacaranda. Weihen, L., and Tolley, K. (2001). Exploring Early Childhood (1st ed.). Sydney: Pearson Australia. Weihen, L., Duggan. B., James, S., and O'Donoghue, J. (2009). Community and Family Studies (2nd ed.). Sydney: Pearson Australia.
48 Credit points including EDMT5692 and EDMT5693Co-requisites