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3718

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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NOTE: This course has been updated - please refer to the 2012 handbook change register for details.

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titleBSOR/BEd
CRICOS code072262D
Total credit points required204
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Peninsula)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3718
Contact details

Telephone +61 3 9904 4291 or email education.peninsula@monash.edu or visit http://www.education.monash.edu.

Course coordinator

http://www.education.monash.edu.au/courses/student-advisers.html

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Full-time study only. In order to complete the degree within four years it is necessary for students to overload by 12 points in the fourth year.
  • The sport and outdoor recreation component of this degree requires on-campus study at Peninsula in year one, Peninsula and Clayton in years two and three, and Clayton in year four. This course requires students to undertake off-campus placements.

Description

NOTE: This course has had one or more changes made to it since publication on 1 October 2011. For details of change/s, please consult the change register at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2012handbooks/2012-change-register.html.

The Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation and Bachelor of Education (Secondary) program may provide sequences of study in physical education, outdoor education and a number of disciplinary areas outside of the Faculty of Education. This is a unique, interdisciplinary program which focuses specifically on the employment and training needs of those seeking to work in physical education, sport and outdoor education as secondary school teachers within Victoria, and the expanding sport and outdoor recreation industries. In the process of studying this course, students will engage in a range of teaching and learning approaches, in university and fieldwork settings.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the sport and outdoor recreation component of this course it is expected that students will have:

  • developed the knowledge and skills of those seeking to work in the sport, outdoor recreation, and active lifestyles, health and wellbeing promotion professions
  • developed the interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and leadership, coaching and/or instructional competencies in sport and outdoor recreation
  • understood the community and lifespan perspectives of physical activity, outdoor experiences and their role in health promotion, wellbeing and sustainable living
  • understood the need for professional, safe and appropriate standards of competence in sport and outdoor recreation.

Upon successful completion of the education component of this course it is expected that students will:

  • have developed rich and integrated theoretical perspectives on teaching and learning as well as the culture and contexts of schooling
  • have linked these theoretical perspectives to different educational contexts and be able to use these linkages to inform and develop their practice
  • have developed a high level of competence as knowledgeable, reflective, research oriented and articulate practitioners
  • be self-sufficient and independent as beginning teachers in a secondary context generally and in the specific areas of sport and outdoor recreation education that they select for study in their Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation.

Special requirements

Students are required to complete the AUSTSWIM certificate or Swim Teacher's Certificate (ASCTA) and a First Aid certificate (minimum Level II) as part of their course requirements. Both must be current at the time of graduation.

Fieldwork

Students must successfully complete the outdoor experiences and physical activity requirements of each unit (approximately 40-60 days total over the program duration).

Students must complete teaching practice which consists of a minimum of 80 days of satisfactory supervised school experience, with some placement being undertaken in each year of the course. In first, second and third year, placements are tied to education units offered. In fourth year, the 50 days of placement are tied to the four professional experience units. These placements involve a program of field visits to different educational sites and include structured teaching experience.

For full time students, placement is typically conducted in two blocks of five weeks, one each semester. For part time students it is typically conducted in four blocks of two to three weeks, one block in each of four semesters. These units are taken concurrently with enrolment in the core curriculum units and the curriculum specialism units. They provide supervised teaching practice in the teaching area of the student's curriculum units while on school placement.

Those students who are employed in schools must complete a minimum of 50 per cent of supervised placement in a setting other than the school in which they are employed. Students will only be permitted to complete a placement in their place of employment if they receive the required level of supervision. Students must be available to undertake placements on a full-time basis and attend their placement for full days at times determined by the faculty.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible for registration and employment as secondary school teachers in the government, Catholic and independent school systems in Victoria. For interstate and overseas positions, applicants are advised to check with local authorities.

Students seeking registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (or their local authority) should check the latest registration requirements for certifications in First Aid and/or AUSTSWIM or similar.

Structure

This course comprises studies in sport and outdoor recreation and studies in education, incorporating compulsory and elective units, and teaching placements.

Requirements

Students complete one of three pathways in sport and outdoor recreation, including studies in academic disciplines appropriate for the sport and recreation industry and/or teaching at the secondary level and the adult and vocational education sector.

Pathway 1 (physical education/outdoor education option)

First year
  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2
  • EDF1611 Introduction to sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF1612 Foundations of outdoor recreation
  • EDF1613 Biophysical foundations of physical activity A
  • EDF1614 Biophysical foundations of physical activity B
  • EDF1615 Experiential environmental education
  • EDF1616 Lifespan physical activity and wellness
Second year
  • EDF2004 Curriculum inquiry
  • EDF2005 Professional responsibilities, practice and relationships
  • EDF2611 Experiencing aquatic environments*
  • EDF2612 Experiential education in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF2613 Adventure education
  • EDF2614 Outdoor leadership and programming
  • EDF2615 Community physical activity and wellness
  • EDF2616 Coaching
Third year
  • EDF3006 Adolescent development and learning
  • EDF3007 Mediating the world of learning
  • EDF3008 Researching educational practices
  • EDF3009 Schooling: Local - global
  • EDF3614 Expeditionary learning, or EDF3616 Camp planning and practices
  • EDF3615 Experiencing the Australian landscape
  • EDF2618 Dance in education
  • EDF3619 Sport and physical activity education
Fourth year
  • EDF3613 Trends, controversies and issues in sport and outdoor recreation or EDF3622 Advanced sports coaching and development
  • EDF3618 Research planning in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF4004 Curriculum and assessment (core education unit)
  • EDF4006 Professional engagement (core education unit)
  • EDF4114 Health, outdoor and physical education (Core curriculum unit)
  • EDF4730 Professional experience 1A and EDF4731 Professional experience 1B
  • EDF4733 Professional experience 2A and EDF4734 Professional experience 2B
  • one core curriculum or one elective curriculum unit

plus the following two curriculum specialism units:

Pathway 2 (physical education and alternative second specialism)

First year
  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2
  • EDF1611 Introduction to sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF1612 Foundations of outdoor recreation
  • EDF1613 Biophysical foundations of physical activity A
  • EDF1614 Biophysical foundations of physical activity B
  • EDF1615 Experiential environmental education
  • EDF1616 Lifespan physical activity and wellness
Second year
  • EDF2004 Curriculum inquiry
  • EDF2005 Professional responsibilities, practice and relationships
  • EDF2611 Experiencing aquatic environments*
  • EDF2612 Experiential education in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF2615 Community physical activity and wellness
  • EDF2616 Coaching
  • two units from second discipline sequence
Third year
  • EDF3006 Adolescent development and learning
  • EDF3007 Mediating the world of learning
  • EDF3008 Researching educational practices
  • EDF3009 Schooling: Local - global
  • EDF2618 Dance in education
  • EDF3619 Sport and physical activity education
  • two units from second discipline sequence
Fourth year
  • EDF3613 Trends, controversies and issues in sport and outdoor recreation or EDF3622 Advanced sports coaching and development
  • EDF3618 Research planning in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF4004 Curriculum and assessment (core education unit)
  • EDF4006 Professional engagement (core education unit)
  • EDF4114 Health, outdoor and physical education
  • EDF4423 Physical education
  • EDF4730 Professional experience 1A and EDF4731 Professional experience 1B
  • EDF4733 Professional experience 2A and EDF4734 Professional experience 2B
  • one core curriculum or one elective curriculum unit
  • one other curriculum specialism unit

Pathway 3 (outdoor education and alternative second specialism)

First year
  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2
  • EDF1611 Introduction to sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF1612 Foundations of outdoor recreation
  • EDF1613 Biophysical foundations of physical activity A
  • EDF1614 Biophysical foundations of physical activity B
  • EDF1615 Experiential environmental education
  • EDF1616 Lifespan physical activity and wellness
Second year
  • EDF2004 Curriculum inquiry
  • EDF2005 Professional responsibilities, practice and relationships
  • EDF2611 Experiencing aquatic environments*
  • EDF2612 Experiential education in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF2613 Adventure education
  • EDF2614 Outdoor leadership and programming
  • two units from second discipline sequence
Third year
  • EDF3006 Adolescent development and learning
  • EDF3007 Mediating the world of learning
  • EDF3008 Researching educational practices
  • EDF3009 Schooling: Local - global
  • EDF3614 Expeditionary learning, or EDF3616 Camp planning and practice
  • EDF3615 Experiencing the Australian landscape
  • two units from second discipline sequence
Fourth year
  • EDF3613 Trends, controversies and issues in sport and outdoor recreation or EDF3622 Advanced sports coaching and development
  • EDF3618 Research planning in sport and outdoor recreation
  • EDF4004 Curriculum and assessment (core education unit)
  • EDF4006 Professional engagement (core education unit)
  • EDF4114 Health, outdoor and physical education
  • EDF4422 Outdoor education
  • EDF4730 Professional experience 1A and EDF4731 Professional experience 1B
  • EDF4733 Professional experience 2A and EDF4734 Professional experience 2B
  • one core curriculum or one elective curriculum unit
  • one other curriculum specialism unit

Note:

Students should refer to the Victorian Institute of Teaching specialist area (consult the VIT website at http://www.vit.vic.edu.au in consultation) and Faculty of Education guidelines for information on definitions, teaching methodologies and specialist areas.

Students should consult their course adviser to assist in planning their program of study.

Students need to be aware that their discipline sequence 1 and discipline sequence 2 must satisfy the requirements for the study of two curriculum specialism units in their fourth year and the requirements for registration laid down by the Victorian Institute of Teaching. Students are advised to consult the VIT website at http://www.vit.vic.edu.au in consultation with their course adviser. Particular care must be taken in unit choice by those wishing to qualify as health and physical or outdoor education teachers.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Education
Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Recreation