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

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
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 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Learning plan - (35%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (35%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: ED2190 (Primary students) OR ED3215 (Secondary students - old degree) OR [ED2492/ED2493] (secondary students - new degree)


Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 6
Census Date 17-Jun-2021
Face to face teaching 22-Jun-2020 to 26-Jun-2020 (5 day Block Intensive Workshop)
Workload expectations:

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

  • 39 hours workshops - 5 day block intensive workshop
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.