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This course will draw on the historical curriculum development literature in physical education and critically evaluate how this has shaped current understandings of curriculum knowledge, learning and teaching. Students will also consider the embodiment of movement, ethics and the role technology might play in creating personal meaning and understanding in future iterations of physical education. Through a blend of theory and practical sessions, students will conceptualise, implement and critically reflect on effective teaching and learning approaches in physical education contexts in Aotearoa New Zealand.
1. Critically analyse and reflect on the historical, political and culturally contested nature of physical education in Aotearoa NZ. 2. Understand and critique evolving conceptualisation of knowledge and learning in PE in Aotearoa NZ.3. Apply and critically reflect on a range of pedagogical approaches utilised in contemporary Physical Education in Aotearoa NZ. 4. Apply and critically analyse the use of biculturalism as it applies to Physical Education in Aotearoa New Zealand (e.g. Te Ao Kori - the world of movement).
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $821.00
International fee $3,750.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
Maximum enrolment is 40
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