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EDH3154 HPE Discipline Studies 2

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BEDU or BSED.
Enrolment is not permitted in EDH3154 if EDH2254 has been previously completed.


Pre-service educators strengthen their capacities to teach through investigating and practising the multiple roles of teachers and continuing to develop their knowledge of how children learn in health and physical education environments. Understanding how children learn enables teachers to identify diverse needs and make informed decisions for effective teaching, evidenced in planning.

Health and physical education (HPE) are dynamic areas where knowledge is fluid and constantly changing or evolving. It is crucial for health and physical education pre-service educators to develop thorough, current knowledge and skills in a range of instructional strategies.

Students will critique research and practices to determine the most appropriate instructional strategies and teaching styles for the demographic, content and context, in order to enhance pedagogy for improved instructional and movement outcomes.

Students will review, reshape, reconstruct, and apply current instructional strategies revealed in relevant research. They will learn how to implement a wide variety of instructional strategies to achieve specific targeted outcomes in a variety of movement and physical activity and personal, social and community health contexts.

Students will analyse, experience and evaluate traditional and contemporary theories and models relevant to inclusive instructional strategies in health and physical education that meets diverse student needs. They will learn to provide effective feedback to peers and how to utilise feedback to improve practices.

They will focus on developing knowledge and skills that promote understanding and effective instruction through planning. They will apply a variety of relevant instructional strategies for a diverse range of developmental levels, ethnicities, cultural and religious backgrounds, socioecological environments and age demographics whilst taking into account contextual factors and legislative requirements to ensure a safe and accessible learning environments for all learners.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 24 May 2022