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ED5972 - Health and Physical Education for Primary Teachers

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Limited to students enrolled in the Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary).

This subject is aims to develop teachers as leaders in the educative role of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in Health and Physical Education. Health and Physical Education provides opportunities for embodied, active and collaborative learning in areas of personal, social and community health; wellbeing; safety; physical activity and movement; and the varied and changing contexts for lifelong participation. Proposals for health and physical education having an educative purpose, taking a strength-based and critical inquiry approach, building health literacy and valuing movement will be explored. Students will engage in advanced and differentiated curriculum planning, and associated pedagogies, that are culturally connected to communities of the tropics. Students will develop capacities in ethical decision-making about curriculum, policy, pedagogy, assessment, and community expectations.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate advanced understandings about health and physical education curriculum, pedagogies and assessment;
  • critique a range of ways of assessing, interpreting and reporting on student learning in health and physical education;
  • explore cultural connections to communities of the tropics, including Indigenous contributions and diverse perspectives in health and physical education;
  • select and demonstrate responsive and differentiated pedagogies for diverse students;
  • demonstrate professional numeracy and literacy content mastery and the ability to apply strategies for teaching numeracy and literacy in health and physical education contexts.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Literacy and numeracy proficiency as anticipated of a graduate student

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Contact hours:
  • 18 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 18 hours - Web-based supported learning
    Assessment: other exams (25%); tutorial attendance and participation (25%); hpe assessment task on assessment (25%); indigenous games (25%).

    External, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Contact hours:
    • 36 hours - 18 hours on line tutorials. 18 hours other on-line activities.
      Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
      Assessment: other exams (25%); tutorial attendance and participation (25%); hpe assessment task on assessment (25%); indigenous games (25%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
      Census Date 28-Mar-2019
      Contact hours:
      • 18 hours workshops/Seminars
      • 18 hours - Web-based supported learning
        Assessment: other exams (25%); tutorial attendance and participation (25%); hpe assessment task on assessment (25%); indigenous games (25%).

        Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.