Course Title: Health and Physical Education

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Health and Physical Education

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption. 

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT: https://policies.rmit.edu.au/document/view.php?id=209. 

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus.

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance.


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

TCHE2664

City Campus

Postgraduate

360H Education

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2022

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

TCHE2436

Bundoora Campus

Postgraduate

360H Education

Face-to-Face

PGRDFlex17 (JUNE),

PGRDFlex17 (SEPT)

TCHE2436

Bundoora Campus

Postgraduate

360H Education

Face-to-Face

PGRDFlex18 (PRI1)

TCHE2664

City Campus

Postgraduate

360H Education

Face-to-Face

PGRDFx2020 (MPRI)

Course Coordinator: Dr Seth Brown

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 7848

Course Coordinator Email: seth.brown@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

The course includes a curriculum planning experience in which your knowledge and understandings of physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students and how these may affect learning will be demonstrated. Your knowledge and understandings of strategies for differentiating teaching to meet the specific learning needs of primary students across the full range of abilities will also be demonstrated. Further, in curriculum planning, a range of verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to support student engagement, as well as strategies that support students’ well-being and safety will be demonstrated. Lastly, the impact of a current health and physical education issue will be examined and critically reviewed.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Critically analyse and apply educational research to your professional practice, demonstrating inclusive, learner focused, evidence-based teaching.
  • Consolidate and synthesise expert content and pedagogical knowledge and judgement to develop highly effective and innovative teaching skills in an area of specialisation.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for critically reflective practice including social, environmental and cultural professional awareness in both local and global contexts.
  • Communicate and engage professionally and ethically with students, colleagues, parents, carers and education stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.
  • Show commitment to ongoing professional learning, particularly in relation to meeting the Australian Graduate Standards for Teachers

 Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: 

Course Learning Outcomes


National Graduate Teaching Standards

1. Plan sequential and developmentally appropriate movement learning activities

2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 5.1

2. Implement effective physical education teaching skills and activities

2.1, 2.2, 3.3, 3.5

3. Critically analyse and reflect on the impact of current health and physical education issues on primary school aged children

4.1, 4.4

4. Identify and respond to safety issues in movement activities and contexts

4.2, 4.4, 7.1, 7.2

5. Use initiative and creativity to select activities and skills which reflect diverse learner capacities and diverse contexts

1.3, 1.5, 2.1, 3.4























Program Learning Outcomes

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

● Critically analyse and apply educational research to your professional practice, demonstrating inclusive, learner-focused, evidence-based practice.

● Consolidate and synthesise expert content and pedagogical knowledge and judgement to develop highly effective and innovative teaching skills in an area of specialisation

● Demonstrate a capacity for critically reflective practice including social, environmental and cultural professional awareness in both local and global contexts.
















Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning in this course will involve a range of online activities including lectures, workshops, practical activities, individual tasks, collaborative group work, discussion and individual reflection. 


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT University will support your access to learning resources for this course. Readings from current educational literature will be provided through your online course site and will be drawn from highly regarded academic journals, books and conferences as well as reports, websites and other online resources. The University Library provides extensive scholarly resources to supplement your suggested readings and research and is able to request books or articles from any library in the world. Guides to the literature in your discipline area are available from http://rmit.libguides.com/sb.php?subject_id=67929 Assistance with referencing and avoiding plagiarism is available here http://www1.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing The Library and the Study and Learning Centre are also on hand to support and assist in the development of your academic skills to make best use of such Page 5 of 16 resources within your academic studies. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/library


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.



Course Outcomes Assessed

AITSL Standards

Assessment Task 1 - Essay, equivalent to 800 words, 20% 

5

4.4


Assessment Task 2 - Curriculum Unit Plan (Group), equivalent to 1600 words, 40%

1,2,3,4

1.1, 1.5, 3.5, 4.4

Assessment Task 3 - Curriculum Lesson Plan, Video presentation and Unit and Lesson Plan reflection (Individual), equivalent to 1600 words, 40%

1,2,3,4

1.1, 1.5, 3.5, 4.4


Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

The Student Charter www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/supporting-learning-and-teaching/student-charter/ summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT University student as well as the responsibilities of the university.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which can be found on the RMIT University website at: www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1