This discipline unit provides broad and critical foundational understandings and skills relating to the study of personal development, health and physical education. Details the nature and role of PDHPE as a discipline for supporting the development of health and wellbeing.
Module 1: Physical Education
movement studies including competence in fundamental movement skills through areas such as dance, gymnastics, games and sports and a range of physical activities
Module 2: Health Education
health studies including history of health education, understanding children’s health, defining health and wellbeing, settings based approaches to health promotion, key frameworks informing approaches to health education, healthy eating, sexual health, safety, drug education, child protection education, interpersonal relationships and healthy choices
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||critically examine the contemporary theory and practice underpinning the study of personal development, health and physical education||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||investigate developmental factors and motor learning theories related to personal development, health and physical education||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate fundamental movement skills through areas such as dance, gymnastics, games and sports and a range of physical activities||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||discuss key issues in health studies, including healthy eating, sexual health, safety, drug education, child protection education, interpersonal relationships and healthy choices||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||demonstrate skills in personal, academic and disciplinary literacies.||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
- Pill, S., 2014, Play with purpose : for fundamental movement skills teaching : a teaching guide , ACHPER , Kent Town SA.
- This prescribed text is a combination of chapters from four relevant health books compiled by Dr. Roslyn Franklin for the specific purpose of study in this PDHPE unit.: McMurray, A. et al. (2014); Scriven, A. (2010); Talbot, L. et al. (2014); Tietzel, A. et al (2008), 2015, PDHPE: Foundations (A complied Health Textbook), Elsevier Australia, Marrickville, N.S.W..
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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