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This introductory course in adapted physical activity prepares pre-service educators to meet the needs of diverse learners by requiring candidates to effectively demonstrate the application of pedagogical strategies to teach children with disabilities physical activity, the use of appropriate assessment strategies, and the ability to reflect on practice in order to improve their professional performance. Students will examine various types of childhood disabilities in order to learn how to create developmentally appropriate physical education lessons for all of the students they may encounter in their professional life.

Summary 2020

Unit name Inclusivity & Physical Activity
Unit code ESP307
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Teaching staff

Dr Scott Pedersen

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hr lecture (weeks 1-13), 1 x 1 hr tutorial (weeks 2-13)


Practical Knowledge Project (40%), Content Knowledge Final Exam (60%)

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