EMR409 Highly Effective Teaching: PDHPE (8)

This subject further develops students' curriculum and pedagogical content knowledge of the principles and practices of expert primary teaching and learning in PDHPE. Students will learn to identify, critique, and respond to a range of global and local issues relevant to the teaching and learning of PDHPE in the Australian context. Models of effective pedagogy, emerging technologies and practices specific to PDHPE will be explored to further develop students' programming skills to meet the diverse needs of primary students. Students will engage in their own inquiry of issues, problems, and questions of interest in contemporary PDHPE education and investigate ways to integrate the primary curriculum to develop primary students' physical, cognitive, social and emotional skills and their literacy, digital literacy and numeracy capabilities. This subject is required for students who are seeking a primary PDHPE specialisation.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMR409. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Teacher Education

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is not available to students who have completed EMR501.

Assumed Knowledge

This subject assumes knowledge of core concepts and theory related to PDHPE education obtained through completion of (EHR219 and EMR207) or EMR408.

Incompatible Subjects

EMR501

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify, critique, and respond to a range of emergent research, global and local factors and policy directions that influence the health, resilience, wellbeing and physical activity status of Australian children, and explain the implications for teaching and learning PDHPE in education contexts;
  • be able to engage in an inquiry of an issue, problem, or question of interest in contemporary PDHPE education and communicate findings or the outcomes of their inquiry in a coherent and accessible multimodal text;
  • be able to design stage appropriate, challenging and inclusive units of learning that incorporate appropriate assessment strategies and aligns with contemporary models of effective pedagogy, current curriculum and practices for teaching and learning in PDHPE;
  • be able design learning opportunities that develop primary school students' knowledge, understanding, self-management, interpersonal and movement skills and attitudes to lead and promote healthy, safe and physically active lives;
  • be able to integrate the primary curriculum to develop primary students' physical, cognitive, social and emotional skills and their literacy, digital literacy and numeracy capabilities; and
  • be able to evaluate and use a range of resources, with specific attention to ICT-based learning materials, for the development of students? capabilities in Primary PDHPE.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The process of Inquiry (for learning and teaching)
  • Process-based content related to inquiry including the critical evaluation of information, the text features of an academic report and the features of effective multimodal texts
  • Emergent research, global and local factors and policy directions relevant to health and physical education in the Australian context
  • Contemporary theories, approaches and models of pedagogy for developing primary school students' knowledge, understanding, self-management, interpersonal and movement skills and attitudes
  • Focus on curriculum integration: Integrating literacy, digital literacy and numeracy into Primary PDHPE
  • Focus on curriculum integration: Across primary Key Learning Areas
  • Focus on curriculum integration: Developing primary students' physical, cognitive, social and emotional skills
  • ICT-based learning materials, for the development of students' capabilities in Primary PDHPE
  • Catering for diverse needs and abilities of learners in PDHPE
  • Focus on culturally safe and inclusive resources and approaches that promote understanding of and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and languages

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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