THE HEALTHY AND ACTIVE CHILD

EDU3HAC

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students undertake a theoretical and practical study of the health and physical education curriculum. Lectures and tutorials (workshops) focus on the issues impacting the design and implementation of the health and physical education curriculum. Likewise, students critically evaluate contemporary approaches in health and physical education and develop practical knowledge and skills in the construction of student-centred activities that enhance student learning from a primary school context.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only Available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Teaching (EBTP - Primary, EBTS - Secondary, EBTOCE - Outreach and Community Education, AZAAE - Arts/Arts Education, SZSSE - Science/Science Education.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEDU3HAC Book of ReadingsPrescribedLTULA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2014
ReadingsEDU3HAC Student Project BookPrescribedLTULA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2014
ReadingsHealth and Physical Education;Preparing educators for the futurePrescribedCallcott D, Miller J and Wilson-Gahan SCAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 2012
ReadingsShape of the Australia Curriculum: Health and Physical EducationPrescribedAustralian Curriculum and Reporting Authority (ACARA)ACARA
ReadingsVictorian Essential Learning Standards (Health and Physcial Education)PrescribedVictorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)HTTP://VELS.VCAA.VIC.EDU.AU/HPE/INDEX.HTML

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Construct appropriate arguments to support the inclusion of Health and Physical Education in the primary school curriculum.

Activities:
TBE

02. Identify and contrast pedagogical approaches to the teaching of health and physical education to primary age children.

Activities:
TBE

03. Examine and utilise Health and Physical Education documentation.

Activities:
TBE

04. Illustrate an understanding of concepts relating to the dimensions of health, physical activity and motor skills development.

Activities:
TBE

05. Reflect on health and physical education understandings, both past and present, to develop skills and knowledge in Health and Physical Education relevant to teaching today.

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research Assignment (2000-word equivalent).50 01, 02, 03
a) Group presentation - game (30%). b) Student Project Book (2000-word equivalent) (20%).50 04, 05