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EHR334 Games, Sport & Contemporary Physical Activities 2 (8)

Abstract

This is the second subject relating to games & sports. The aim of this subject is to consolidate students’ understandings of Games and Sports Education theories. Through participation in contemporary and culturally appropriate activities, students will justify and value the need for physical activity in the lives of young people.

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Session 2
On CampusBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EHR334
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Teacher Education

Assumed Knowledge

EHR219 Games, Sports & Contemporary Physical Activities 1

Enrolment restrictions

Available to students in:
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation)
  • Bachelor of Education (Health & PE)
  • Bachelor of Educational Studies
  • or as approved by Course Director

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to justify the inclusion of contemporary physical activities and culturally-appropriate games in the Health & PE curriculum;
  • be able to identify and participate in a range of contemporary forms of physical activity and culturally appropriate games;
  • be able to develop, rehearse, refine and reflect on pedagogical skills in facilitating learners’ skill development in authentic contexts;
  • be able to critique advocacy strategies that encourage lifelong physical activity participation.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Mosston spectrum of teaching styles;
  • SEPEP - Sport Education in Physical Education Program;
  • Nature and importance of cultural physical activities to communities of young people;
  • Contemporary physical activities;
  • Strategies for employing advocacy for lifelong physical activity.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.