This unit examines pedagogical and professional practices in 9-12 Health and Physical Education (HPE). Students will examine current syllabus (NESA) and policy documents (NSWDoE) to refine planning and programming skills for the elective Stage 5 and 6 HPE courses. Throughout the unit of study, 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 criticial reflection on learning and professional practices.
2x2hr seminar for 9 weeks
Weekly Tutorial Activities/Tasks (pass/fail), 2500wd Stage 6 Program Design-Part A (40%); 1000wd Stage 6 Program Design - Part B (20%) and a 2500wd Seminar presentation with Lesson Plan and Reflection (40%)
Syllabus Documents: (Essential) Board of Studies NSW. (2007). Exploring Early Childhood syllabus. Sydney: Author. Board of Studies NSW. (2009). Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Stage 6 syllabus. Sydney: Author. Board of Studies NSW. (2012). Child Studies syllabus. Sydney: Author. Board of Studies NSW. (2013). Community and Family Studies syllabus. Sydney: Author. Textbooks: (Recommended) Ruskin, R. (2010a). Outcomes 1 PDHPE Preliminary Course. John Wiley and Sons Aust. Jacaranda. Ruskin, R. (2010b). Outcomes 2 PDHPE HSC Course. John Wiley and Sons Aust. Jacaranda. Weihen, L., and Tolley, K. (2001). Exploring Early Childhood (1st ed.). Sydney: Pearson Australia. Weihen, L., Duggan. B., James, S., and O'Donoghue, J. (2009). Community and Family Studies (2nd ed.). Sydney: Pearson Australia.
48 Credit points including EDMT5692 and EDMT5693Co-requisites