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HL30193: Applied pedagogy & practice: physical education

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 12
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • HL30153 assignment (5000 words) (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take HL20450
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To introduce students to the professional practice of secondary school teaching.

Learning Outcomes:
To enable students to:
* Apply pedagogical knowledge in a professional setting;
* Gain appreciation for the everyday issues of working within a school Physical Education department;
* Analyse and reflect on teaching and learning processes and learn to evaluate their effectiveness in relation to defined outcomes or performance indicators;
* Develop applied understanding of teaching styles, skills and applications.

Comprehensive and scholarly written communication (e.g. essays) F/A
Effective oral communication (e.g. seminar presentations) F/A
Ability to select, summarise and synthesis written information from multiple sources. F/A
Ability to develop rigorous arguments through precise use of concepts and models. T/F/A
Ability to apply theory into practice. T/F/A
Ability to select and use appropriate ideas to produce a coherent response to a pre-set question. F
Ability to produce work to agreed specifications and deadlines. A
Ability to work independently, without close supervision of guidance. T/F/A
Ability to work effectively as part of a group or team. T/F


* Critically reflect on key pedagogical theorizing and relate to practice.
* Requirements of National Curriculum. Programmes of Study, Assessment, Recording & Reporting, Equality of Opportunity and Access, Cross Curricular themes and Key skills.
* Everyday issues for teachers, role of the teacher, pastoral care, personal tutoring and duty of care, involvement of outside agencies, special educational needs, governors and senior management roles.
* Reflect on good practice through observation.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL30193 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AKB10 : BA(Hons) Coach Education & Sports Development with Professional Placement (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AFB11 : BA(Hons) Sport & Social Sciences (Year 3)
  • UHHL-AKB11 : BA(Hons) Sport & Social Sciences with Professional Placement (Year 4)

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.