EDH2254 Pedagogy in Sport, Health and Physical Education
|Faculty or Section :
||Faculty of Education
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|Version produced :
||12 December 2013
Pre-requisite: EDC1400 or EDU1010
Students must be available for a fifteen day period of time to undertake a specialist Health and Physical Education professional experience placement in a school or other approved site as required in this course. State law in Queensland (Australia) requires that all adults working/undertaking professional experience/researching with children under the age of 18, in the state of Queensland are required to possess a current suitability card (Blue Card). (See "Other Requirements" for further information.) Also see: http://www.usq.edu.au/education/professional-experience/blue-card.
This course is designed for HPE teachers, Sports Coaches, Personal Trainers and associated Sports Professionals, to construct tangible links between theory and practice related to teaching and learning.
The course will explore the nature of Sport, Health and Physical Education teaching and investigate a wide range of information on teaching and learning practices. This course is focused on presenting an advanced level of knowledge of pedagogical information promoting higher level mastery of teaching and learning strategies across all ability levels and age groups. Relevant pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning in Sport, Health and Physical Education will be outlined and evaluated.
Students will examine traditional and contemporary pedagogical issues related to sport, Health and Physical Education through multiple and varied learning experiences. This course will explore contemporary literature as well as personal and peer practices for teaching and learning in Sport, Health and Physical Education contexts. This course seeks to encourage the review, reconstruction and reshaping of current practices in light of relevant research.