Year
2020
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 1-hour lecture weekly
1 x 1-hour seminar weekly
1 x 2-hour workshop weekly
Prerequisites
1 Admission into BEDMSSBA-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Arts
1a Admission into BEDMSSBHS-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Health Sciences
1b Admission into BEDMSSBSC-B Education (Middle & Secondary Schooling), B Science
1c Admission into BEDPRBA-Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Arts
1d Admission into BEDSBA-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Arts
1e Admission into BEDSBHS-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Health Sciences
1f Admission into BEDSBSC-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Science
1g Admission into BEDECBA-Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Bachelor of Arts
1h Admission into BEDMSSEBDS-B Education (Middle & Secondary/Special Ed), B Disability Studies
1i Admission into BAEPRP-Bachelor of Arts (Education (Primary) Pathway)
1j Admission into BEDSBSE-Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Bachelor of Special Education
1k Admission into BAMTEC-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)
1l Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
1m Admission into BAESP-Bachelor of Arts (Education (Secondary) Pathway)
1n Admission into BAMTPRP - Bachelor of Arts conditional entry to Master of Teaching (Primary R-7)
1o Admission into BECE-Bachelor of Early Childhood Education - Birth to 8
1p Admission into BEDSHPE-Bachelor of Education (Secondary Health and Physical Education)
1q Admission into BEDPR-Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q))
Enrolment not permitted
HLPE1521 has been successfully completed
Assessment
Assignment(s); Practical work; Journals.
Topic description
On completion of this topic students should have developed an understanding and appreciation of a range of constructions of physical education and aspects and issues in school settings and the wider community. The links with health education will be a focus. A rationale and philosophy of physical education will be further enhanced through assignment work and the involvement in practical applications of the theoretical constructs.
Educational aims
Students will be provided with the opportunity to be introduced to:

  • the field of Physical Education and thereby establish the foundations for further study in this area

  • a broad understanding of the philosophical, historical, physiological, motorlogical, biomechanical, sociological, psychological, political, educational and pedagogical concepts underlying current practice in Physical Education and its application in school and community settings

  • the links between physical education and health education
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students should be able to demonstrate, at a foundational level:

  • an understanding of the philosophical, historical, physiological, motorlogical, biomechanical, sociological, psychological, political, educational and pedagogical concepts underlying current practice in Physical Education

  • an understanding and appreciation of the aspects and issues related to physical education in the community, especially in school settings

  • proficiency in a range of pedagogical skills related to physical education in school settings

  • an understanding and appreciation of the links between physical education and health education