Introduces students to a range of pedagogical models for teaching, learning and assessment for Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) teaching in secondary education. Provides students with the foundation of knowledge and skills required to be able to deliver effectively the Years 7-10 and Stage 6 NSW (PDHPE) syllabus.
Unit content1. Knowledge of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Years 7-10, Stages 4 and 5 syllabi content
2. Knowledge of pedagogy in context of teaching Personal Development, Health, Physical Education
3. Knowledge of curriculum requirements 4. Contemporary approaches to teaching of games in Physical Education: Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU)
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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate a working knowledge of the concepts and content of the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (Stage 4 and 5) syllabi||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||develop a working knowledge of programming and designing units and lesson plans in relation to the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Years 7-10 syllabus||Lifelong learning|
|3||develop effective teaching and learning strategies, based on a range of current pedagogical theories designed to encourage the development of knowledge, understanding, skills, values, attitudes and student engagement||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||identify and critically examine assessment and reporting procedures and strategies, and devise assessment for learning activities||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||apply an understanding of aspects of curriculum differentiation in order to meet the diverse needs of learners||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||design and engage in teaching and learning opportunities that demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Teaching Games for Understanding and the capacity to engage in critical reflection on teaching practice||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|7||demonstrate well-developed written and oral communication skills, as appropriate to the needs and expectations of the profession.||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
|Tutorial on-site 4 hours (10 weeks)|
|Unit overview and lesson plan||60%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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