EDUC5689 Physical Development, Movement and Health
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- Students examine models of children's physical and psychomotor development; explore developmental and conceptual frameworks for health and physical education (HPE) in early childhood and primary school settings; learn the theory and practice of fundamental movement skills programs; analyse a range of health and physical education practices; plan, implement and evaluate teaching activities and strategies within a differentiated framework; and examine curriculum expectations in relation to private sector and government policies.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate competence in a range of approaches to teaching and learning in HPE in early childhood and primary contexts; (2) promote the need for HPE in school settings; (3) demonstrate an understanding of children's physical and psychomotor development and proficiency; (4) apply developmental and conceptual frameworks for HPE; (5) design, teach and assess a developmentally appropriate physical education (PE) and health program; (6) plan, teach and assess using the fundamental movement skills program; (7) display knowledge and application of HPE pedagogies to enhance student outcomes, including the use of ICT; (8) evidence knowledge of key issues in children's health and wellbeing and their implications for teachers; (9) apply skills and knowledge in HPE to other teaching and learning areas in early childhood and primary education; and (10) demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and the strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICTs in learning and teaching.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) participation in LAB and in-class assessments and (2) essay. Further information is available in the unit outline.
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the participation in LAB and in-class assessments and essay components.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Gerardine Neylon
- Unit rules
- SSEH5689 Physical Development, Movement and Health
- Contact hours
- lectures/workshops: 9 x 3 hours and 2 x 1.5 hours
Fundamental Movement Skills Teacher Resource (Kit) Book 1
Fundamental Movement Skills Teacher Resource (Kit) Book 2
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.