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EDH3257 Advanced Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ


Pre-requisite: EDX1450


This course builds on specialist Health and Physical Education curriculum and pedagogical knowledge established through the completion of the suite of HPE specialisation courses and through detailed exploration of contemporary curriculum and pedagogical issues. Central to the course will be a detailed investigation of curriculum issues, and the social perspectives framing these issues that relate directly to the teaching of HPE in Queensland schools. Embedded in this course is a review of pedagogical practices outlined in curriculum and syllabus documents and in research literature as they contribute to effective HPE learning and teaching. The course has a focus on the design of relevant learning experiences, assessment, reporting and reflective practices. The opportunity will be provided to further develop skills in a range of understandings and competencies for interpreting and managing the HPE classroom as a complex social environment for teaching and learning.

All aspects of work program, unit and lesson planning and the design of assessment instruments, teaching and evaluation will be presented using relevant curriculum and syllabus documents. Information will also be provided with regards to procedures for preparation, monitoring and review of school work programs.

The course will further explore the relationships between educational theory and classroom practice through the use of tutorial and/or suggested practical experiences. The opportunity to experience, plan and implement practical teaching skills and display the ability to become an independent and reflective learner are embedded in this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2015 Online