Courses & Units

Applied HPE Pedagogy 1 ESP180

Introduction

Physical activity plays an important role in contemporary Australian society, with the learning of skills and techniques essential for effective participation, teaching and coaching. Whatever your area of interest, it is important that you have knowledge and skills that enable you to work with people in a range of physical activities. A study of various physical activities enables better decision-making by you in understanding what is required when planning sequences of learning experiences. It is important that you develop both a personal understanding of the structures (such as techniques, skills, and maintaining a safe learning environment) of the physical activities, as well as the pedagogical knowledge required to teach these physical activities in any context. This is the first physical activity laboratory unit in the sequence of three. This physical activity laboratory is a theory informed practical unit and is designed to develop your ability to teach athletics, aquatics and outdoor education. There is a need not only for the acquisition of knowledge and the understanding of how skills develop, but also for the study of strategies appropriate for the teaching/learning of these activities to people of varying ages.

Summary

Unit name Applied HPE Pedagogy 1
Unit code ESP180
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Vaughan Cruickshank
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • design learning activities that utilise a range of teaching strategies to enhance safe, inclusive and efficient movement in a variety of environments.
  • organise activities by providing clear directions.
  • organise outdoor learning activities that demonstrate understanding of the pedagogical and transformative potential of outdoor education.
  • plan and communicate outdoor activities that comply with legislative, administrative and organisational requirements.
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

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Textbooks

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