HEALTH EDUCATION TEACHING METHOD

EDU4HEM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Knowledge and skills are developed about lesson planning, units of work, literacy and numeracy across the curriculum, and assessment and reporting. The emphasis is on curriculum development in an Australian context, drawing upon the example of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards, Victorian Certificate of Education, Principles of Learning and Teaching. An overview of alternative education pathways will be provided, including VCAL & VET. Strategic advice relating to teaching this discipline is based on learning theories, including safety and legal responsibilities, application of learning technologies, audio-visual materials, and resources.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCathleen Farrelly

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4HLA, EDU4HLB

Special conditions Sub-major study covering the areas of Health, Human Development, Family and Nutrition

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsRelevant Australian and Victorian curriculum policy discipline guidelinesRecommendedVCAA & ACARAVCAA & ACARA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Plan learning sequences including lesson plans which are consistent with the Australian/Victorian Curriculum or VCE guidelines and integrate concepts from a range of Australian/Victorian Curriculum dimensions through the use of a variety of learning activities, resources, and materials to support learning, including the use of ICT

Activities:
VCE or Australian/Victorian Curriculum unit of work (completed in pairs)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Plan relevant assessment and appropriate recording strategies that clearly assess progress in the skills and abilities developed through a planned learning sequence.

Activities:
VCE or Australian/Victorian Curriculumunit of work (completed in pairs) Statement of philosophy of health teaching (min of 2000 words) Practicum Journal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Provide relevant rationale for a planned learning sequence including justification for pedagogical approach, decisions made about learning activities and assessment strategies.

Activities:
VCE or Australian/Victorian Curriculumunit of work (completed in pairs) Statement of philosophy of health teaching (min of 2000 words) Practicum Journal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Identify and describe appropriate teaching and assessment strategies for the development of literacy and numeracy through health education

Activities:
VCE or Australian/Victorian Curriculum unit of work (completed in pairs)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Describe key concepts, structure and developments in health education as part of a personal teaching philosophy.

Activities:
Statement of philosophy of health teaching (min of 2000 words)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCathleen Farrelly

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 39
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Philosophy of health teaching (1250 words)30 04, 05
Unit of work (min equiv of 2000 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
Practicum Journal (1250 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04