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LocationDomesticInternational
Coffs HarbourSession 1Session 1
Gold CoastSession 1Session 1
LismoreSession 1Session 1

Unit description

Provides students with knowledge of growth, development and ageing in the context of physical activity and exercise.

Unit content

  • Fundamental concepts and theoretical perspectives in motor development.
  • Infant motor development.
  • Development of human locomotion.
  • Development of ballistic and manipulative skills.
  • Development and ageing of the body systems.
  • Development of physical fitness and motor competence.
  • Sensory-perceptual development.
  • Perception and action in development.
  • Interacting constraints in development.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Lecture online (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (11 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Annotated bibliography40%
Presentation30%
Presentation Participation10%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (11 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Annotated bibliography40%
Presentation30%
Presentation Participation10%

Lismore

Teaching method
Lecture online (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (11 weeks)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Annotated bibliography40%
Presentation30%
Presentation Participation10%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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