HEALTH SECONDARY CURRICULUM 1

EDU4HE1

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to establish a knowledge and skill base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy, planning, assessment and reporting in health education for students in secondary schooling. The subject is designed to develop p re-service teachers' understanding of contemporary theory, concepts and skills in health education as applied in the classroom context with a particular focus on Year 7-10 curriculum priorities. Theoretical concepts, pedagogical principles and state and national curriculum structures within health education are examined and applied in the, design, implementation and evaluation of learning resources that are responsive to the needs of diverse learners.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline Lectures and workshop participation

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in either of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW), Bachelor of Education Secondary (EBEDS, EBEDSB and EBEDSM), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTS), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTSB), Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts Education (AZAAE), Bachelor of Science//Bachelor of Science Education (SZSSE), Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (AZATS), Bachelor of Science & Masters of Teaching Secondary (SZSTS)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts, skills, structure of the content and teaching strategies of health education, and an in-depth understanding of how students learn in health education
02. Critically analyse, plan and synthesis, a range of health learning and teaching activities and sequences for secondary students which involve a variety of pedagogical approaches and resources (including safe and ethical pedagogy and use of resources including ICT appropriate to state and national curricula
03. Describe, design, and evaluate a unit of work involving a variety of teaching strategies which cater for individual differences in student learning across a range of abilities, and integrate literacy and numeracy capabilities and cross curriculum priorities of state and national curricula in Health at junior secondary school level
04. Examine the relationships between assessment, feedback and reporting, learning task design, student engagement and knowledge and skills to be developed in health education, and apply to the requirements of curriculum documents.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical inquiry based learning sequence = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Literature review on learning and teaching in a selected health focus area = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Professional statement or 'philosophy' of health education teaching = 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Bendigo, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical inquiry based learning sequence = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Literature review on learning and teaching in a selected health focus area = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Professional statement or 'philosophy' of health education teaching = 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical inquiry based learning sequence = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Literature review on learning and teaching in a selected health focus area = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Professional statement or 'philosophy' of health education teaching = 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Mildura, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 8 - 23
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Critical inquiry based learning sequence = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Literature review on learning and teaching in a selected health focus area = 1750 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2

Professional statement or 'philosophy' of health education teaching = 1000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2