Learning Area: Health & Physical Ed.2

Subject EDUC20019 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

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

This subject is not offered in 2013.

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: You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject
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 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.

Objectives: Information not available

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

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