The only current Australia/New Zealand text designed for students studying in this secondary Key Learning Area. This title offers a contemporary approach to the subject by combining a strong focus on issues of practice with an accessible theoretical perspective.
Contents: Section I. The context -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Making sense of physical education in the big picture -- Section II. Teachers and the nature of their work -- 3. Teachers and teaching: images and roles -- 4. Teachers' work -- 5. Teachers and change -- 6. Student teachers of physical education -- Section III. Understanding secondary school students --7. The secondary school student -- 8. Young people's engagement with physical activity and physical culture -- 9. School physical education and young people -- 10. How do young people learn? -- Section IV. Curriculum issues -- 11. The physical education curriculum -- 12. Contemporary curriculum practice -- 13. Curriculum making in physical education -- 14. Rethinking curriculum: changes and possibilities --Section V. Learning to teach -- 15. Teaching with "L" plates on: issues of the practicum -- 16. Developing a reflective (student) teacher -- 17. What's needed to be a good teacher? -- Section VI. Reality bytes -- 18. Factors affecting practice: pedagogy in context -- 19. Teachers' legal responsibilities -- 20. Preparing for the future.
Field of Research
130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
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