EDPH472 - Curriculum, Pedgagogy and Assessment in Physical Education 2
Prerequisites EDPH271 Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment in Physical Education 1
This unit is designed to build on and further develop the knowledge base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in Health and Physical Education for secondary students in the senior years (Years 11-12). The unit will focus on the Physical Education components of state-based Health and Physical Education curriculum and outline the importance of Physical Education in the secondary school settings, highlighting teaching and learning strategies required for senior curriculum and assessment. The unit is also designed to develop pre-service teachers’ understanding and skills in critically analysing and evaluating contemporary theory, concepts and issues in Physical Education as applied in the classroom context. There is a focus in effective teaching and classroom management, including student engagement, participation and inclusion. Particular attention is given to developing pre-service teachers’ understanding of current issues impacting this curriculum area with a particular focus on assessment, examination, reporting, curriculum evaluation, and literacy and numeracy teaching strategies within Physical Education.