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HM3061 - Advanced Teaching in Physical Education, Health and Wellbeing 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject extends core knowledge of health, sport, physical activity and wellbeing to gain a comprehensive understanding of content and pedagogical knowledge in health and physical education. The interaction between curriculum, assessment practices and advanced pedagogies for teaching health and physical education will be a specific focus. The aim of this subject is to equip students with knowledge, skills and confidence to integrate content, issues and activities in health, physical education in line with programs and student wellbeing policies and practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply health, sport and physical activity and student wellbeing knowledge and concepts to identify underpinning principles in health and physical education in primary or secondary schools;
  • use advanced pedagogies to teach health, sport and physical education;
  • create assessment tasks and demonstrate the capacity to evaluate students learning in health or physical education;
  • critically reflect on and develop appropriate strategies to support student wellbeing in schools.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Critical appraisal/review - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Learning plan - (60%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: ED2190 (Primary students) OR ED3215 (Secondary students - old degree) OR [ED2492/ED2493] (secondary students - new degree)


Townsville, Study Period 6, Intensive
Census Date 15-Jun-2023
Face to face teaching 26-Jun-2023 to 30-Jun-2023 (5 day Block Intensive Workshop in Townsville)
Coordinator: Dr Tamra Jones
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 25 hours workshops - 5 x 5 hour days (25hrs)
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Online, Study Period 85, External
Census Date 14-Sep-2023
Coord/Lect: Dr Tamra Jones.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 7 hours online activity
  • 7 hours online Workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

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.