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Unit of Study EDU00417 - Personal Development, Health and Physical Education I: Foundations (2018)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Introductory

  • Former School/College

  • Pre-requisites

      24 credit points in any SCU units

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe the basic concepts and philosophies underpinning the learning and teaching of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education for children 0-12 years
2 demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the developmental factors and motor learning theories that inform the planning and delivery of programs for children 0-12 years
3 list and differentiate between the different movement traditions that inform the practice of physical education, and discuss the strengths and uses of each
4 describe the principles of a movement education approach to physical education and describe a range of teaching behaviours that are consistent with this approach
5 describe the key health and wellbeing issues for children
6 identify and describe the key determinants of health and wellbeing for children and; demonstrate a knowledge of key frameworks that shape health work in educational settings
7 discuss the role that educational settings play in educating children about health and; analyse various approaches to health education to consider the possibilities and limitations of working to promote health in educational settings.

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

  1. describe the basic concepts and philosophies underpinning the learning and teaching of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education for children 0-12 years
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the developmental factors and motor learning theories that inform the planning and delivery of programs for children 0-12 years
    • GA4:
  3. list and differentiate between the different movement traditions that inform the practice of physical education, and discuss the strengths and uses of each
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. describe the principles of a movement education approach to physical education and describe a range of teaching behaviours that are consistent with this approach
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. describe the key health and wellbeing issues for children
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  6. identify and describe the key determinants of health and wellbeing for children and; demonstrate a knowledge of key frameworks that shape health work in educational settings
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  7. discuss the role that educational settings play in educating children about health and; analyse various approaches to health education to consider the possibilities and limitations of working to promote health in educational settings.
    • GA1:
    • GA7: