Health and Physical Education

Issues for Curriculum in Australia and New Zealand

Maree Dinan Thompson

Health and Physical Education

Issues for Curriculum in Australia and New Zealand

Maree Dinan Thompson

ISBN:

9780195562439

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

22 May 2009

Availability:

Print on demand

Series:

$100.95 AUD

$115.99 NZD

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Description

Healthy bodies encourage healthy minds.


Health and Physical Education
fills the need for a text that explores contemporary Health and Physical Education curriculum issues in Australia and New Zealand. This book investigates and analyses curriculum issues and the part that proactive HPE teachers can play in reforming and improving the role of HPE within primary and secondary schools’ curriculum.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive discussion of concepts central to health and physical. Education curriculum in Australia and New Zealand
  • Teacher Boxes – real life examples to illustrate theory in real school situations
  • Unique insights into power struggles within curriculum construction – who benefits and who loses?
  • Thorough exploration of discourses, dominant and marginal, evident in health and physical education curriculum: and agendas for further development and research
  • Contributors from around Australia and New Zealand ensure a variety of material and perspectives.

Contents

Part 1: Multiple Voices

Part Introduction - Maree Dinan Thompson and Dawn Penney
1.Cycl(scept)ical Circuits of Power and Control in Australian HPE Curriculum -Maree Dinan Thompson
2. Curriculum Acoustics: Analysing the Changing Voice of the New Zealand Health and Physical Education Curriculum - Tania Cassidy and Alan Ovens
3. Voices in Health and Physical Education Policy and Practice in Australian States and Territories - Maree DinanThompson
4. Locating Teacher Voice in Curriculum Reform - Ross Brooker and Dawn Penney
5. Should Kids 'Be Seen and Not Heard'?: Where are the Students in HPE Curriculum? - Lisa Hunter
6. Locating the 'Sexual Voice' in Health and Physical Education Curriculum 106 - Deana Leahy, Mary Lou Rasmussen and Maree Dinan Thompson
7. Indigenous Perspectives in HPE Curriculum: Contradictions and Colonisation - Katie Fitzpatrick

Part 2: Multiple Messages

Part Introduction - Maree Dinan Thompson and Dawn Penney
8.Discursive Dilemmas in New Zealand's Health and Physical Education Curriculum - Lisette Burrows
9. What Does a 'Sociocultural Perspective' Mean in Health and Physical Education? - Ken Cliff, Jan Wright and Deb Clarke
10. Dicing with Death: Tensions, Contradictions and Awkward Positions in School Health Education - Michael Gard and Deana Leahy
11. Positioning the Physical in Health and Physical Education - Louise McCuaig and Peter Hay
12. Broadening Perspectives on Assessment in Health and Physical Education - Peter Hay
13. Physical Education as Vocational Education: A Marginalising Curriculum Space - Seth Brown and Doune Macdonald
14. Contemporary Issues and Future Agendas for Health and Physical Education - Doune Macdonald and Dawn Penney
Glossary
Index

Authors

Maree Dinan Thompson is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Education at James Cook University.

Maree DinanThompson is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education at James Cook University.

Lecturer Resources

The following resources are available for lecturers who prescribe Health and Physical Education for their courses:

  • Instructor's Resource Manual

For more information about the resources for Health and Physical Education, please contact your Oxford Territory Manager.