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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100927

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

The aim of this course is to investigate the nature, demands and educational outcomes associated with games, and to explore issues associated with games teaching and learning.

Course content

Game foundations including key structural characteristics and categories of games; elements of effective play in various game categories; comparisons of game demands in various categories of games including tactical principles, technical and game sense; games as educational experiences to promote personal and social growth, thinking skills, collaboration, self confidence and competence; motivational factors influencing participation in games including promoting factors and barriers; contemporary approaches to teaching and learning games developed from situational learning and constructivist theoretical perspectives that are applied through models including play practice, teaching games for understanding, sport education, games concepts; learning to play games successfully through game design and teaching strategies.

Textbook(s)

Launder, A & Piltz, W 2012, Developing skilful players through play practice , 2nd ed, Human Kinetics, Champaign, ILL

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Tutorial 2 x 2 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Report 2200 words 45% N/A
Essay 1500 words 30% N/A
Presentation N/A 25% 30 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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