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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 1043

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
153840

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To study the influences on typical human growth and development with particular emphasis on emerging motor and social behaviours and their assessments.

Course content

Models of lifelong human development; developmentalist terminology; transactional model of motor development; physical growth and physiological changes across the five primary periods of the lifespan; influences on pre- and post-natal growth and motor development; emergence, peaking and regression of motor behaviour across the lifespan; visual perceptual, social and cognitive development and its influence across the lifespan; unique potential of each individual; cultural influences on an individuals' experience of lifespan growth and development.

Textbook(s)

Gallahue Dl, Ozmum JC and Goodway JD 2012, Understanding Motor Development Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults, 7th, McGraw Hill, New York

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Seminar 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 8 weeks
Practical (Site Visits) 2 hours x 4 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Seminar (Online) 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop (Online) 2 hours x 8 weeks
Practical (Site Visits) 2 hours x 4 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, CITY EAST
Quiz 7 x 10 minutes 25% -
Portfolio 1200 words 25% -
Examination - 40% 1 hour
Participation - 10% Ongoing
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Quiz 7 x 10 minutes 25% -
Portfolio 1200 words 25% -
Examination - 40% 1 hour
Participation - 10% Ongoing

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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

Course Coordinators

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School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
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