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EDM8003 Health and Physical Education Curriculum and Pedagogy

Short Description: HPE C&P
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070105 - Teacher Education: Secondary
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 5 December 2021


Pre-requisite: EDS4402 or EDS4403 or EDS4404 or EDS4405 or EDS4406 or EDS4407 or EDS4408 or EDS4410 or EDS4411 or ITD3200


This course extends existing curriculum and pedagogical information and knowledge to focus on design of developmentally appropriate, sequenced and relevant teaching programs, utilising the full range of current curriculum and syllabus documentation in the Health and Physical Education (HPE) discipline. It enables preservice educators to develop advanced and effective skills, knowledge, processes and pedagogies relevant to the learning area, through concentrated attention on the dispositions that contribute to HPE learning and teaching.

Preservice teachers have the opportunity to strengthen and apply a range of competencies for interpreting and managing the HPE context as a complex social environment for teaching and learning. Compliance with legislative, administrative and organisational requirements in the preparation, monitoring and review of teaching programs and assessment is researched and analysed.

The relationships between educational theory and teaching practice is explored through interactive teaching experiences. The opportunity to plan, implement and review learning to further develop as independent and reflective practitioners is embedded in this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 5 December 2021