Health and Physical Education: Contemporary Issues for Curriculum in Australia and New Zealand

Paperback | May 15, 2009

byMaree Dinan Thompson

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Health and Physical Education takes a socio-critical approach to the important learning area of Health and Physical Education. It analyses issues about development and implementation of the 'new' HPE curriculum and introduces teacher education students to the implications for particularconstructions of health and physical education curriculum. The book weaves together the voices of teachers and students, through 'postcards from the profession' in order to provide new insights into a range of curriculum and school-related issues. With its exploration into issues about marginalisation, inclusion, social justice and equity, the text aims tobroaden the knowledge of students who will teach and enact the HPE curriculum in the future.

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Health and Physical Education takes a socio-critical approach to the important learning area of Health and Physical Education. It analyses issues about development and implementation of the 'new' HPE curriculum and introduces teacher education students to the implications for particularconstructions of health and physical education cur...

Maree DinanThompson is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education at James Cook University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.68 inPublished:May 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195562437

ISBN - 13:9780195562439

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Table of Contents

Preface/ForewordList of AbbreviationsList of Tables and FiguresAcknowledgementsIntroductionSection One: Introduction to Voices1. Maree DinanThompson: Cycl(scept)ical circuits of power and control in Australian HPE curriculum2. Tania Cassidy and Alan Ovens: Curriculum acoustics: Analysing the changing voice of the New Zealand Health and Physical Education Curriculum3. Maree DinanThompson: Voices in Health and Physical Education policy and practice in Australian States and Territories4. Ross Brooker and Dawn Penney: Locating teacher voice in Health and Physical Education curriculum reform5. lisahunter: Should 'kids be seen and not heard?': asking where are the students in HPE curriculum?6. Deana Leahy and MaryLou Rasmussen: Locating a sexual voice in Health and Physical Education curriculum7. Katie Fitzpatrick: Indigenous Perspectives in Health and Physical Education Curriculum: Contradictions and ColonisationSection Two: Introduction to Messages8. Lisette Burrows: Discursive dilemmas in New Zealand's Health and Physical Education curriculum9. Ken Cliff, Jan Wright, Deb Clarke: What does a 'Sociocultural Perspective' mean in Health and Physical Education?10. Michael Gard and Deana Leah: Dicing with death: tensions, contradictions and awkward positions in school health education11. Louise McCuaig and Peter Hay: Positioning the physical in the Health and Physical Education curriculum12. Peter Hay: Broadening perspectives on assessment in Health and Physical Education13. Seth Brown and Doune Macdonald: Physical Education as vocational education: A marginalising curriculum space?14. Doune Macdonald and Dawn Penney: Contemporary issues and future agendas for Health and Physical EducationBibliographyGlossary