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Teaching Physical Education (EDN374)

School School of Education
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1E-internal
Description This unit prepares you for teaching Health and Physical Education (HPE) in secondary schools years 7-10. It will focus on the planning, development and implementation of effective teaching and learning processes as described in the WA HPE Curriculum. You will study the progression and development of the disciplinary knowledge and develop an understanding of knowledge and skills underpinning Physical Education programs and how these are applied in movement contexts.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Provide a rationale for the provision of quality PE programs in schools and clearly articulate the principles underlying the HPE curriculum described in the new Australian Curriculum.
2. Prepare a PE teaching program and effectively evaluate PE lessons.
3. Evaluate at least 8 teaching/learning approaches used by PE teachers.
4. Describe the emerging trends and initiatives being explored by PE professionals in their approaches to implementing the 'contemporary' HPE curriculum.
5. Outline the various factors that contribute or inhibit the achievement of PE curriculum outcomes.
6. Design assessment tasks to evaluate student achievements in PE.
7. Evaluate PE teaching resources that are currently used to support teaching/learning in PE programs.
Timetabled Learning Activities 1 hour lecture per week
2 hour workshop per week
Unit Learning Experiences On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Provide a rationale for the provision of quality PE programs in schools and clearly articulate the principles underlying the HPE curriculum described in the new WA Curriculum. 2. Prepare PE teaching activities and effectively evaluate PE lessons.
3. Evaluate at least 8 teaching/learning approaches used by PE teachers.
4. Describe the emerging trends and initiatives being explored by PE professionals in their approaches to implementing the 'contemporary' HPE curriculum.
5. Outline the various factors that contribute or inhibit the achievement of PE curriculum outcomes.
Other Learning Experiences 1 x 1 hour Secondary school visit
Prerequisites Enrolment in Secondary Teaching (Science Combined Sport and Health Science) (BEd,BSc), or Physical Education Major Teaching Area. Successful completion of BED150 Understanding Teachers' Work, and EDN111 Language for Learning and Teaching, and EDN116 Physical Education. Successful completion or co-enrolment in EDN356 Sport Education
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed EDN419 Health and Physical Education and the Curriculum (Major) may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2015: 'Physical Education and the Curriculum A (Secondary 7 - 10)'
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Physical Education Major Teaching Area (BEd(Sec)) [New in 2019]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
EDN374
Mr Ross Williams
Senior Lecturer Health and Physical Ed

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2613
e: R.J.Williams@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.014 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
EDN374

MURDOCH: S1E-Internal
Mr Ross Williams
Senior Lecturer Health and Physical Ed

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2613
e: R.J.Williams@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.014 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
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