THE HEALTHY AND ACTIVE CHILD
Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
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.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||EDU3HAC Book of Readings||Prescribed||LTU||LA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2014|
|Readings||EDU3HAC Student Project Book||Prescribed||LTU||LA TROBE UNIVERSITY 2014|
|Readings||Health and Physical Education;Preparing educators for the future||Prescribed||Callcott D, Miller J and Wilson-Gahan S||CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS 2012|
|Readings||Shape of the Australia Curriculum: Health and Physical Education||Prescribed||Australian Curriculum and Reporting Authority (ACARA)||ACARA|
|Readings||Victorian Essential Learning Standards (Health and Physcial Education)||Prescribed||Victorian 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.
02. Identify and contrast pedagogical approaches to the teaching of health and physical education to primary age children.
03. Examine and utilise Health and Physical Education documentation.
04. Illustrate an understanding of concepts relating to the dimensions of health, physical activity and motor skills development.
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.
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Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSteven Stolz
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|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|