TEPP241-17A (C) Any Time Start 2017

Professional Practice 2

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
02 Jan 2017 - 14 May 2017


Practice and observe teaching skills in schools, including the application of positive, preventative management strategies. Develop curriculum based episodic lesson plans and explore theoretical positions especially cognitive constructivist approaches to teaching and learning in physical education.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Implement  cognitive constructivist approaches to teaching and learning
2. Plan episodic lessons  based on the New Zealand Curriculum 2007
3. Demonstrate positive preventative behaviour management strategies
4. Employ basic teaching methodologies appropriate to the topic being taught including iving clear instructions, use of directions, explanations and questioning
5. Demonstrate awareness of the professional responsibilities of a teacher
6. Demonstrate an ability to reflect on teaching and learning experiences
7. Demonstrate the ability to manage teaching resources, materials and equipment.
8. Demonstrate an understanding of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori appropriate for the classroom environment



Course Coordinator

Glenn Fyall


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of course content through meeting the requirements and assessment tasks as stated below 100% Teaching Practice Record book. Observation notes from teaching sessions. Professional practice reports from associate teachers. Reflective journal and resource portfolio.


Recommended Reading

Ellis, Simon. , Tod, Janet; Behaviour for learning : proactive approaches to behaviour management; Routledge, 2009 ().

Graham, George; Teaching children physical education : becoming a master teacher; 3rd ed; Human Kinetics, 2008 ().

Hergenhahn, B. R. , Olson, Matthew H; An introduction to theories of learning; 6th ed; Prentice Hall, 2001.

Metzler, Michael W; Instructional models for physical education; Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

Mosston, Muska. , Ashworth, Sara; Teaching physical education; 5th ed; B. Cummings, 2002 ().

Rogers, Bill; How to manage children's challenging behaviour; 2nd ed; SAGE, 2009 ().

Snook, Ivan; The ethical teacher; Dunmore Press, 2003 ().

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

All forms of cheating and dishonest practice are taken seriously and penalties will result. Students should refer to General Course and Examination Regulation J: Dishonest Practice and Breach of Instructions and the Assessment Guidelines for Students: Assessment, Referencing and Written Assignment Preparation for Physical Education and BSpC Courses 2013.

Assessment and grading system

Competency based assessment is used in this course and involves assessment against learning outcomes or defined criteria. In order to obtain on overall passing grade students are required to obtain a P grade for ALL assessment tasks in the course. See the Assessment Guidelines for Students: Assessment, Referencing and Written Assignment Preparation for Physical Education and BSpC, Courses, 2011 for further information on grades and criteria.


Students will be asked to complete course and teacher evaluations, using the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring surveys.  Survey responses are conducted electronically and are confidential. The Faculty of Education will conduct regular graduate surveys.

Grade moderation

All course assessments in the Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) are internally and externally moderated.  A sample of your work may be used as part of this moderation process. Regular examiners meetings monitor the distribution of final grades in courses and adjustments are made if necessary to ensure reasonable consistency and comparability of course grades

Late submission of work

An assessment is late if it is handed in after the due date, without a formal extension.  If an assessment is submitted after the due date, 5% will be deducted from the final grade for every day the assessment is late.  No assessments  will be accepted after a period of 3 days after the due date, unless an extension has been granted


Students should refer to the Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) Course Handbook and course regulations for further information on course completing assignments and assessment.
The Award regulations for the Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) can be found within the UC Calendar.  The UC calendar is available online at:
The specific Award regulations for the degree can be found at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/publications/documents/calendar/faculty_of_education.pdf.
The College of Education assessment guidelines, which contain specific information regarding the College grading scale, late work, extensions, submission of work, reconsideration of grades, aegrotat procedures, academic integrity, and moderation of assessment can be found at:
The specific assessment details for each course, including assessment dates, can be found in the course outline which will be provided by your course lecturer at the start of the course.

Other specific requirements

All written assessment tasks and presentations must be referenced according to APA convention. (Information relating to APA referencing can be obtained from both the Central and Education Libraries.)  Notes on APA referencing can be found in the BEDPE course handbook and at the Library.  Each assessment submission requires a completed cover sheet (available on-line).

Requests for extensions

Students who cannot complete assessments by the due date should discuss their situation with the course lecturer and complete the appropriate extension form. Where circumstances are known in advance, the student should discuss these with the course lecturer at least one week days prior to the assessment due date. In circumstances where this is not appropriate, the student should discuss their situation with the course lecturer as soon as possible.


In order to pass this course, students must have passed all assessment events worth more than 10% with a C minus (C-) grade or better. Students will have the opportunity to resubmit one failed piece of assessment that originally received a mark between 40% - 49%, provided they have passed all other major assessments for the course. The resubmission will receive a maximum pass grade of 50%. Resubmissions will not apply to any examinations held during the University of Canterbury examination periods.


Students should refer to General Course and Examination Regulation H: Aegrotat Consideration and Aegrotat Consideration: Procedures in the UC Policy Library

Where to submit and collect work

Hard Copy Submission for ON Campus Students
On campus students assignments are to be submitted with a cover sheet to the School of Sport & Physical Education office, (behind the Rec Centre) by 5.00pm, or time directed by course lecturer, on or before the due date. Please use the drop box placed at the entrance to School office.

Marked assignments will be returned directly from the lecturer.  
Electronic Submission via LEARN (all on campus and distance students)

All students must submit their assessment via the online assessment system in the Learn (Moodle) class site, on or before the due date.  All submitted assessment work will be screened by the software Turnitin, to check for plagiarism.  There is opportunity for student to submit a draft report to monitor levels of plagiarism prior to the final submission for marking.

It is the responsibility of the students to check their Internet access and ability to submit their work via the online system.  Any technical difficulties should be notified well in advance of the due date so that assistance can be provided or alternative arrangements can be negotiated. If you require assistance, please email ictservicedesk@canterbury.ac.nz, or phone 366 7001 ext 6060.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $732.00

International fee $2,975.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Health Sciences.

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