Undergraduate Course: Physical Education Curriculum & Pedagogy 1 (EDUA08068)
|School||Moray House School of Education
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Informed by contemporary professional, academic and research literature, this course will help students develop a detailed understanding of the role preschool and primary school physical education plays as the foundation for engagement in lifelong and lifewide physical activity. It will also explore how preschool and primary school physical education contributes to children=s broader learning in education. The course will contextualise current physical education thinking within an ecological framework and will focus on developing students= knowledge and understanding of the preschool and primary school physical education curriculum aligned with developmentally appropriate pedagogy skills and practice.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Co-requisites|| Students MUST also take:
Physical Education Perspectives 1 (EDUA08011)
||Other requirements|| Only for students on BEd Physical Education programme UTPYSED
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Articulate a detailed knowledge and understanding of contemporary socio-cultural and national discourses influencing developments in preschool and primary school physical education
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key principles underpinning lifelong learning in physical education, with particular reference to the role of the pre-school and primary years.
Display a detailed understanding of contemporary developments within preschool and primary physical education curriculum and pedagogy.
Apply contemporary theories of child development, learning and teaching in physical education through the planning, delivery and evaluation of developmentally appropriate preschool and primary physical education learning experiences, including play.
Work collaboratively within the preschool and primary school context
Undertake reflective study which integrates theory, research and practice in preschool and primary physical education
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Mike Jess
Tel: (0131) 312 6001x278
|Course secretary||Mr Adam Nunez
Tel: (0131 6)51 6449