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Introduces the aims, philosophy and content of health and physical education. Examines effective pedagogies and resources required for critical thinking and action through learning, curriculum sequences and practical experiences.
|Paper title||Health and Physical Education|
|Points||18 points 18 points|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester, First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$863.25|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,954.75|
- Limited to
- BEdSt, BTchg
- Primary Education Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) students only.
Catherine Morrison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Teaching staff
- Paper Co-ordinator: Catherine Morrison
Other staff: Alli McKenzie (Southland), Angela Miller (Dunedin)
- Paper Structure
- Underlying theoretical concepts of health and physical education
- Teaching and learning in health and physical education
- Effective pedagogies in health and physical education
- Inclusive and equitable learning experiences in health and physical education
- Using ICTs as tools for teaching and learning health and physical education
- Integration of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori in health and physical education
- Healthy communities and environments
- Critical thinking and critical action
- Physical activity
- Learning in, through and about movement
- Outdoor education and education outside the classroom
- Sports studies
- Mental health and resilience
- Grief, loss and change
- Sexuality education
- Drug education
- Food and nutrition
- Body care and physical safety
- Required Text:
New Zealand Ministry of Education (2007). The New Zealand curriculum. Wellington: Learning Media.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an ability to critically reflect on the theoretical and conceptual foundations that inform health and physical education
- Demonstrate an understanding of planning, teaching and assessment in health and physical education
- Demonstrate knowledge of how to incorporate the inclusion of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori relevant to health and physical education
- Develop an understanding of effective pedagogy for the teaching of health and physical education