Learning Area:Health & Physical Ed.2 Adv

Subject EDUC20017 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 54 hours, plus a three-day outdoor education field trip late January or early February
Total Time Commitment: Not available

A minimum grade of H2A in 485-101 Learning Area: Health & Physical Ed.1 or an approved equivalent

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


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Subject Overview:

This subject continues to examine curriculum issues in health and physical education through the Victorian Essential Learning Standards. Practical workshops and seminars focus upon the primary curriculum and may also prepare students for national coaching awards. Other topics will include motor learning theory and application; paediatric exercise; school issues in human sexuality; swimming and water safety; nutrition; and outdoor education.

Objectives: Information not available

Written assignments totalling 2000 words (40%), a 2-hour examination (40%) and a school-based project (20%).

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

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