UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

SSEH5464 Physical Education Curriculum I

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This unit develops the skills necessary to teach Physical Education in the secondary school. It focuses on practical and theoretical skills with an emphasis on effective and ineffective behaviours. The unit has a lecture, tutorial and practical format. Major areas covered include the development of organisational, personal, planning and management skills, and the formation of a philosophy towards the teaching of Physical Education in a school setting.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) develop professional skills in planning, management and organisation of class; (2) develop skills, knowledge and understanding for physical and health education; and (3) demonstrate the abilities in communication, critical thinking and problem solving in addition to current theory.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a presentation—peer teaching, lesson planning and development; (2) an assignment—class observation and report; and (3) three reading quizzes. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Martin Anderson
Unit rules
Prerequisites: an acceptable degree, with a major in Sport Science and/or Exercise and Health or equivalent.
Co-requisites: SSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum II
Advisable prior study: SSEH3337/SSEH3338 Practical Aspects of Movement Part 1/Part 2 or SSEH2296.
Contact hours lectures: 60 hours; tutorials: as arranged
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/SSEH5464/SEM-1/2017
Note Students doing this unit must also take SSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum II in semester two.
Texts

Manuals

SSEH5464/SSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum Manual

SSEH5464/SSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum Readings

 


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