Unit

School Of Health Sciences

PDHPE: Games for Diverse GroupsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400798.4

Discipline: SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Andrew Bennie


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4659 - Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education), 4741 - Bachelor of Sport Development, 4742 - Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) Pathway to Teaching, 4747 - Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education) or 6001 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Andrew Bennie  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Andrew Bennie  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit focuses on teaching and coaching young children in a range of Indigenous, striking/fielding, and target sports. The aim is to build on students’ knowledge and application of various teaching /coaching styles with a focus on the game sense approach. In particular, the unit addresses issues of diversity and inclusion in school, sport, and recreation activities. As part of the unit, students will implement a teaching program in a local primary school and complete introductory coaching certificates in a variety of sports.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Note: For Spring 2020 enrolment, the First Aid Special Requirement is not required due to COVID-19 restrictions on resuscitation training.

Students must have completed a:

1. First Aid Certificate

2. Working with Children Check (volunteer only)

3. Child Protection Course


Courses
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
4659.4Bachelor of Health Science (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education)CONTINUING
4741.2Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCURRENT
4742.1Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
4747.2Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
6001.1Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CONTINUING
6001.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)CURRENT


Specialisations

MT4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
MT4004.1Recreational TherapyCURRENT
SM4005.1Leisure for Diverse GroupsCURRENT
SM4007.1Physical Activity and HealthCURRENT




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