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Unit description

Equips students with the necessary skills and experiences to design and implement appropriate teaching programs and strategies in the curriculum area of PDHPE. It examines current teaching issues and practices and aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to teach the Stage 6 PDHPE and Community and Family Studies syllabi.

Unit content

Module 1:  Curriculum, Learning Area, Subject & Stage

Module 2: Syllabus, Program, & Unit Structure 

Module 3: Assessment Design & Application

Module 4: Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Application

Module 5: Lesson Design & Application I

Module 6:  Lesson Design & Application II

 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate a working knowledge of the PDHPE (Stage 6) syllabi through the design of lessons, assessments, resources and activities related to units from a subject syllabus that are informed by teaching and learning priorities including cross curriculum priorities and general capabilities, with specific emphasis on critical, creative and connected inquiry-based learning
2demonstrate a working knowledge of the (Stage 6) syllabi through the design of lessons, assessments, resources and activities related to units from a subject syllabus that are informed by teaching and learning priorities including differentiation, disability and inclusion, and embedding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander cultures, digital technologies, literacy and numeracy
3demonstrate a working knowledge of the (Stage 6) syllabi through the design of lessons, assessments, resources and activities related to units from a subject syllabus that are informed by teaching and learning priorities including digital technologies, literacy and numeracy
4demonstrate effective teaching, learning, assessment and reporting strategies, based on a range of current pedagogical frameworks (e.g. Quality Teaching Framework) designed to encourage the development of knowledge, understanding, skills, and student engagement

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate a working knowledge of the PDHPE (Stage 6) syllabi through the design of lessons, assessments, resources and activities related to units from a subject syllabus that are informed by teaching and learning priorities including cross curriculum priorities and general capabilities, with specific emphasis on critical, creative and connected inquiry-based learning
  2. demonstrate a working knowledge of the (Stage 6) syllabi through the design of lessons, assessments, resources and activities related to units from a subject syllabus that are informed by teaching and learning priorities including differentiation, disability and inclusion, and embedding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander cultures, digital technologies, literacy and numeracy
  3. demonstrate a working knowledge of the (Stage 6) syllabi through the design of lessons, assessments, resources and activities related to units from a subject syllabus that are informed by teaching and learning priorities including digital technologies, literacy and numeracy
  4. demonstrate effective teaching, learning, assessment and reporting strategies, based on a range of current pedagogical frameworks (e.g. Quality Teaching Framework) designed to encourage the development of knowledge, understanding, skills, and student engagement

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
Portfolio - Infographic Teaching Resource50%
Micro-teach50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

Fee information

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