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EDCR133 Health and Physical Education

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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
Paper code EDCR133
Subject Education
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $872.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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Limited to
BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
Primary Education Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) students only.
Contact

Catherine Morrison, catherine.morrison@otago.ac.nz

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
  • Relationships
  • Sexuality education
  • Drug education
  • Food and nutrition
  • Body care and physical safety
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  1. Demonstrate an ability to critically reflect on the theoretical and conceptual foundations that inform health and physical education
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of planning, teaching and assessment in health and physical education
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of how to incorporate the inclusion of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori relevant to health and physical education
  4. Develop an understanding of effective pedagogy for the teaching of health and physical education

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-13, 15-17, 20-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Thursday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 15-17, 20-22
A2 Thursday 13:00-14:50 9-13, 15-17, 20-22
A3 Friday 10:00-11:50 9-12, 15-17, 20-22
A4 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 15-17, 20-22
A5 Friday 13:00-14:50 9-12, 15-17, 20-22

Semester 1

Location
Invercargill
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 9-13, 15-17, 20-22
Thursday 13:00-14:50 9-13, 15-17, 20-22

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
Paper code EDCR133
Subject Education
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BTchg
Notes
Primary Education and Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) students only.
Contact

Catherine Morrison, catherine.morrison@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Catherine Morrison
Other staff: Alli McKenzie (Southland)
Angela Miller (Dunedin)

Paper Structure
  • Underlying conceptual framework of Health and Physical Education
  • Seven key areas of learning
  • Learning in, through, and about movement
  • Critical thinking, critical action, and creative thinking in Health and Physical Education
  • Planning, teaching, and assessment for learning
  • Integration of Māori values, te reo me ngā tikanga Māori in Health and Physical Education
  • Community partnerships and environments
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Demonstrate an ability to reflect critically on the theoretical and conceptual foundations that inform Health and Physical Education
  • Demonstrate effective planning and assessment for teaching and learning inclusive of all learners
  • Demonstrate how to include Māori values, te reo me ngā tikanga Māori relevant to Health and Physical Education
  • Examine and apply effective pedagogical tools for teaching in Health and Physical Education

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 20-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Thursday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 17-22
A2 Thursday 13:00-14:50 9-13, 17-22
A3 Friday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 17-22
A4 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 9-13, 17-22
A5 Friday 13:00-14:50 9-13, 17-22

Semester 1

Location
Invercargill
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 9-15, 17-18, 20-22
Thursday 13:00-14:50 9-15, 17-18, 20-22