Courses & Units

Growth and Motor Development Across the Lifespan EDU104

Launceston

Introduction

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 early childhood and childhood. Teaching all children the benefits of lifelong physical activity participation through the use of developmentally appropriate assessment and programming strategies is the primary focus of this unit.

Summary

Unit name Growth and Motor Development Across the Lifespan
Unit code EDU104
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Dr Scott Pedersen

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Winter school Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Please check that your computer meets the minimum System Requirements if you are attending via Distance/Off-Campus.

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.

TNE Program units special approval requirements.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021
Winter school 31/5/2021 9/6/2021 21/6/2021 11/7/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

About Census Dates

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain your understanding of motor development theory and its application to instructional settings.
  2. Exhibit an understanding of phase development through movement and the factors that influence changes in developing humans.
  3. Express how movement can facilitate cognitive learning experiences and intellectual development.
  4. Foster a greater depth of knowledge of the education field by engaging with the peer-reviewed literature.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070105 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,108.00

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Assessment

Task 1: Reading quizzes (24%)

Task 2: Discussion task engagement (22%)

Task 3: Lecture content quizzes (54%)

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

RequiredNone
LinksBooktopia textbook finder

The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.