Learning Area: Health & Physical Ed.2

Subject 485-220 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 54 hours of lectures, workshops and practical sessions plus a three-day outdoor education field trip late January or early February
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 485-101 Learning Area: Health & Physical Ed.1 or approved equivalent
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


John Quay
Subject Overview:

This subject examines curriculum issues in health and physical education through the Victorian Essential Learning Standards. Practical workshops and seminars focus upon the primary curriculum. Lecture topics include motor learning; paediatric exercise; school issues in human sexuality; swimming and water safety; nutrition; outdoor and environment education.

Assessment: Written assignments totalling 3000 words (75%) and a 2-hour examination (25%).Satisfactory participation and performance in seminars and practical classes is a hurdle requirement of this subject.
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VCAA), 2006 A Picture of Australia's Children (Australian Institute of Health & Welfare), Canberra, AIHW 2005 Cat. No. PHE58
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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