Teaching Health and Physical Education: in Australian Schools : 9780733974007
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For primary education students.
Teaching Health & Physical Education in Australian Primary Schools is an introduction to the task of teaching Health and Physical Education (HPE). It provides an account of many of the issues and concerns students will encounter as a beginning teacher working within this Key Learning Area (KLA).
This book reflects the variability and complexity in the KLA as it is represented and experienced across Australian states and territories. Accommodating a diverse range of perspectives, students can adopt and implement approaches that best serve the contexts within which they will teach health, personal development and physical education.
Table of contents
SECTION A: HPE AS A KEY LEARNING AREA
1. Making a certain citizen: Schooling and HPE Richard Tinning & Louise McCuaig
2. Educational rationale for movement in education Toni Rossi
3. Educational rationale for Health & PD in education Lori Beckett
4. Why the KLA? And why now? Maree Dinan-Thompson
5. What other models for curriculum are around? Ross Brooker & Anne Clennett
SECTION B: THE CONTEXT OF CONTEMPORARY SCHOOLING
6. Whose responsibility is HPE anyway? Richard Tinning & Louise McCuaig
7. HPE in the health promoting school Louise McCuaig
8. Literacy issues and HPE Tony Rossi & Mary Ryan
9. HPE and the ‘obesity epidemic’ Michael Gard
10. HPE as risky practice: Litigation concerns Peter Swan & O’Meara
11. Special considerations for HPE in rural schools Tony Rossi
SECTION C: THE STUDENT IN SCHOOL
12. New kids in new times/ Consuming kids Richard Tinning & Lisa Hunter
13. Young people, embodied learning and HPE Lisa Hunter
14. Pleasure or pain: student’s perspectives on HPE Lisa Hunter
SECTION D IMPLEMENTING HPE
15. Time Out: Planning from outcomes Louise McCuaig
16. Pursuing HPE outcomes through health education Mike Brown & Ben Dyson
17. Pursuing HPE outcomes through outdoor education Lyn Harrison & Deana Leahy
18. Pursuing HPE outcomes through personal development education Lori Beckett
19. Pursuing HPE outcomes through physical education Peter Hay
20. Pursuing HPE outcomes through sport education & school sport Dawn Penney
Issues in pedagogy
21. Thinking about good teaching in physical education? Richard Tinning
22. Integrating learning Richard Tinning & Lisa Hunter
23. Teaching for inclusivity Robyn Garrett & Alison Wrench
24. Making sense of teaching skills and games Justen O’Connor
Issues in assessment & reporting
25. Assessment and reporting of learning outcomes in HPE Trish Glasby
26. Assessment for accountability Peter Hay
SECTION E: ISSUES IN BEING A (STUDENT) TEACHER
27. Class ‘control and management’ Richard Tinning
28. Reflecting on your teaching Richard Tinning
Features & benefits
• Key terms
• Case studies provide students with unique insight into issues and scenarios in the classroom
• End chapter summaries give students a chance to review what they have learnt.
• Review discussions prompt discussion amongst students
• Further reading & References
Dr Richard Tinning is a Professor in Pedagogy, Chair of the School Internationalisation Committee and Coordinator of Postgraduate Coursework Studies at the School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland.
Dr lisahunter is a lecturer at the School of Education, Griffith University
Ms Louise McCuaig is an Associate Lecturer in Pedagogy & Health Education at the School of Human Movement Studies, University of Queensland
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