Courses & Units

Growth and Motor Development Across the Lifespan EDU104

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
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Scott Pedersen
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Summer school Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Summer school 2/1/2023 13/1/2023 30/1/2023 26/2/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain your understanding of motor development theory and its application to instructional settings.
  • Exhibit an understanding of phase development through movement and the factors that influence changes in developing humans.
  • Express how movement can facilitate cognitive learning experiences and intellectual development.
  • Foster a greater depth of knowledge of the education field by engaging with the peer-reviewed literature.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$515.00 $515.00 not applicable $2,213.00

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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (24%)|Test or quiz (54%)|Discussion Posts (online) (22%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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