This unit is the second of the three examining pedagogical and professional practices in K-12 HPE. It examines the current NESA requirements in years 11-12 (Stage 6) PDHPE for Board Developed Courses. Through an examination of the core and option modules, students will be afforded the opportunity to design creative, student-centred and challenging learning and teaching experiences and teacher support material. Students will also review policy, and refine planning and programming skills for years 7-10. By focusing on key syllabus concepts, the socio-cultural perspectives of health and physical activity, critical inquiry and practical application, creative and student-centred pedagogies, the unit deploys Quality Teaching (NSWDET, 2003) theories and practices. Throughout the unit students will participate in a number of small group and individual class based activities designed to encourage skill development, facilitate communication and research skills, and to promote critical reflection on learning and professional practices.
1x3hr tutorial for weeks 1-6; 1x4hr tutorial for weeks 7-9; 1x3hr tutorial for weeks 10-11
Weekly Tutorial Activities/Tasks (pass/fail), 3000wd stage 6 program design (pass/fail), 1500 wd Seminar presentation, with teaching plan (pass/fail), Mandatory completion of pre-placement certification for professional experience (pass/fail), 1500 wd professional portfolio (pass/fail) and professional experience placement (pass/fail)
114 credit points including EDHP2002