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Unit description

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.

Unit content

Module 1: Coaching and learning frameworks

Module 2: Fundamental movement skills

Module 3: Games-based approaches

Module 4: Personal health

Module 5: Australian and ATSI health

Module 6: Settings based health promotion

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:
1critically examine the contemporary theory and practice underpinning the study of personal development, health and physical education
2investigate developmental factors and motor learning theories related to personal development, health and physical education
3demonstrate fundamental movement skills through areas such as dance, gymnastics, games and sports and a range of physical activities
4discuss key issues in health studies, including healthy eating, sexual health, safety, drug education, child protection education, interpersonal relationships and healthy choices

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

  1. critically examine the contemporary theory and practice underpinning the study of personal development, health and physical education
  2. investigate developmental factors and motor learning theories related to personal development, health and physical education
  3. demonstrate fundamental movement skills through areas such as dance, gymnastics, games and sports and a range of physical activities
  4. discuss key issues in health studies, including healthy eating, sexual health, safety, drug education, child protection education, interpersonal relationships and healthy choices

Teaching and assessment

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

Domestic

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