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This unit develops the skills necessary to teach Health and 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 Health and Physical Education in a school setting.
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
Students are able to (1) display an awareness of the developmental needs and interests of adolescent learners in Health and Physical Education; (2) develop an understanding of different orientations and theoretical frameworks of the subject; (3) demonstrate a repertoire of teaching and learning strategies relevant to the secondary Health and Physical Education curriculum; (4) display a detailed understanding of the current Western Australian Health and Physical Education Curriculum plan; (5) evaluate various instructional sequences (lesson plans and programs) for effective and engaging learning; (6) evaluate instructional resources for secondary Health and Physical Education, including information and communication technology (ICT) and other educational technologies; (7) acquire an understanding of effective assessment and evaluation processes practice in Health and Physical Education; (8) develop an awareness of diverse student learning needs through the planning of differentiated learning and the selection of differentiated resources; and (9) demonstrate a developing proficiency in engaging students from diverse social and cultural contexts and with diverse literacy and numeracy capabilities..
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) lesson planning - peer teaching, lesson planning and development; (2) research report on ALT in Physical Education classes; and (3) curriculum readings and class quizzes. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Martin Anderson
- Unit rules
- Enrolment inMajor(s) MJD-SEHDM Sport Science, Exercise and Health or equivalent
- Successful completion of
Or Enrolment inSSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum II
- Advisable prior study
- SSEH3337/SSEH3338 Practical Aspects of Movement Part 1/Part 2
or SSEH2296 Skilled Movement Instruction
- Contact hours
- lectures: 60 hours
tutorials: as arranged
- Students doing this unit must also take SSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum II in semester two.
SSEH5464/SSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum Manual
SSEH5464/SSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum Readings
- 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.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.
- Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.
Face to face
Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit is asynchronous delivery, with NO requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
Not available for self-enrolment. Students access this mode by contacting their student office through AskUWA. 100% Online Unit.
NO campus face-to-face attendance. All study and assessment requirements are online only. Unit includes some timetabled activities, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times. In exceptional cases (noted in the Handbook) students may be required to participate in face-to-face laboratory classes when a return to UWA’s Crawley campus becomes possible in order to be awarded a final grade.
No attendance or regular contact is required, and all study requirements are completed either via correspondence and/or online submission.
Regular attendance is not required, but student attends the institution face to face on an agreed schedule for purposes of supervision and/or instruction.
Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.