ICT and Behaviour Management in PDHPE (EDUH3017)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study focuses on two key emerging issues in 21st centrury health and physical education classrooms, namely behavior management and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). With a focus on the ways in which effective communication contributes to quality learning environments and improved student-teacher relationships the unit examines numerous behavior and classroom management strategies, and considers the ways in which ICT may act as a form of classroom management. Through an examination of case studies, theories, theorists and positive learning frameworks students will be given the opportunity to create their own classroom management plan. Additionally, students will develop an array of basic ICT operational skills that will assist them to design and develop pedagogically informed teaching and learning experiences focused on building student engagement. This unit is strongly linked to State and National curriculum and policy imperatives around ICT, understanding diverse learners, and futures oriented teaching.

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Classes

1x1hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x2hr tutorial/ wk for 12 wks

Assessment

Critical Incident Behaviour and Classroom Management Task (50%) and ICT resource (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

96 credit points including 60 credit points of Human Movement and Health Education Curriculum and Professional Studies units

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