Physical Education, Sport and Society (9893.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Education|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Academic Program Area - Education||Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand how HPE connects to broader issues within society;
2. Understand the historical, philosophical and sociological connections between physical education and sport;
3. Understand how historical, philosophical and sociological connections between physical education and sport have influenced various discourses within HPE;
4. Understand the history of various sports, including aquatics, athletics, dance and gymnastics;
5. Understand influencing discourses in sport and physical education;
6. Identify themes of inequality; gender, sexuality, homophobia, segregation, ethnicity;
7. Understand how themes of inequality may appear in schools;
8. Understand how the sociocultural approach can cater for diversity and inclusion; and
9. Understand how strategies bring to students and other teachers awareness, inequalities that may exist in schools.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
PrerequisitesMust have passed 72 credit points including 9916 Sociocultural Foundations For HPE In Schools AND 9872 Health and Wellbeing AND 9861 Contemporary Physical Activities.
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in Primary Education (H&PE), 324JA OR
Secondary Education (H&PE), 330JA.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Dr John Williams|
There is no required text for this unit.
Directed reading and additional resources will be made available on the unit Canvas site and mainly in the unit Reading List.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Approval of extenuating circumstances will be dependent upon the production of supporting documentation and at the discretion of the unit convener.
All assessment items required to be submitted online must be submitted via the appropriate Canvas drop box. It is the student's responsibility to upload the correct and corresponding draft or assessment item to the right submission section. Assignments must be submitted in a format accessible to the assessor(s), as stated on the relevant canvas site. If the unit convener and/or tutor are unable to access a submission, a standard late penalty of 5% of the total marks possible for the task may be applied per day until the assignment is made accessible.
Special assessment requirements
Normally an aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the unit. Note that students must also complete Assessment Item 4 (AIM) to achieve an overall unit pass grade.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Provision of valid documentation
Please note that the University takes student conduct very seriously. All documentation provided to University staff must be valid and the provision of fraudulent documentation carries with it potentially serious consequences, including suspension and/or exclusion from the University. Note that all allegations of student misconduct will be referred to the Associate Dean for Education (ADE) as a prescribed authority for investigation.
The workload (150 hours) breakdown for this unit is as follows:
- 30 hours face to face teaching delivery
- 60 hours assessment tasks
- 60 hours student study
Attendance at all scheduled sessions in this unit is compulsory and absences could result in a fail. All absences need to be supported by appropriate documentation (e.g., medical certificate).
Successful engagement with all learning activities in this accredited Initial Teacher Education course is necessary to demonstrate that you have met the Graduate career stage of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (AITSL, 2011).
It is recognised that sometimes absence is unavoidable. If you are absent for more than two sessions, however, your engagement with the unit could be considered unsatisfactory.'
Required IT skills
There are additional compulsory costs associated with this unit:
1. $15 AUSTSWIM presentation fee for the Week 3 aquatics workshop. Details of how to pay this fee are provided on the Canvas site.
2. $5 admission fee to Manuka Pool, again for the Week 3 aquatics workshop.
3. $10 Athletics Australia presentation fee for the Week 4 athletics workshop
Students will not be able to complete this unit without paying the above in-unit costs.
In addition, you will need to:
1. Purchase a UC HPE polo shirt available from the Student Shop in Building 1 if you do not already have one. This polo shirt must be worn to the off-campus workshops in Weeks 3 and 10.
2. Have a sunsmart hat for the outdoor practical workshops.
3. A drink bottle.
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit involves research-led education. The unit convener/tutor is an active researcher who is able to engage students in deep and active learning and transmit to students their passion for the research they are carrying out. The unit will draw from phiosophy and sociology building on the theoretical foundations provided in unit 9916. Practical workshops will be included with the purpose of providing context for what is predominantly a theoretical unit.
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