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EDHP1014: Building Capacity in HPE

2024 unit information

This unit of study provides a framework for the foundational study of professional practice in Personal Development, Health & Physical Education (PDHPE). The unit will integrate professional experience, research and evidence-based practice and a model of professional engagement to promote further learning and development in PDHPE. Students will apply reflective practice skills to the feedback received during their semester one professional experience placement to improve teaching practices, identify professional learning goals, and investigate the role of external professionals and community.

Unit details and rules

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Code EDHP1014
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in EDHP units
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate reflective practice through planning and implementing teaching and learning experiences using knowledge of student learning, curriculum, content and effective teaching strategies.
  • LO2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of PDHPE, specifically in the contexts of learning rhythmic and expressive movement and individual/group/team physical activities.
  • LO3. Explore the relationship between inclusion, access and equity to identify strategies to support student participation and engagement in PDHPE.
  • LO4. Investigate and critique various pedagogical approaches to PDHPE.
  • LO5. Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant curriculum, legislative, administrative and organisational policies and processes required for teachers of PDHPE.
  • LO6. Develop a plan for investigating contemporary issues in PDHPE and Sport in schools using professional engagement opportunities to apply practitioner research and construct a depth study.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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