This introductory unit prepares educators from a variety of disciplines to meet the maturational needs of diverse learners by providing a foundational base of knowledge regarding physical and cognitive development from conception through adulthood, with an emphasis on childhood. Teaching all children the benefits of lifelong physical activity participation through Gallahue's lifespan motor development model and the use of developmentally appropriate assessment and programming strategies will be the primary focus of this unit.
|Unit name||Growth and Motor Development Across the Lifespan|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
Faculty of Education
Dr Scott Pedersen
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,969.00||070105|
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1 x 2 hr Lecture (13 weeks) 1 x 1 hr Tutorial (13 weeks)
Task 1: Reading Quizzes (24%) Task 2: Discussion Task Engagement (22%) Task 3: Lecture Content Quizzes (54%)
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