This unit provides an opportunity for students to integrate and apply their discipline-specific knowledge and skills acquired through their course to transition to careers in physical education and sport. This unit requires the knowledge and understanding of challenging and complex issues in physical education and sport. Building upon the knowledge and skill in first capstone unit, students will conduct a project exploring their personal conceptualisation of physical education and sport, explore the ethical dimensions of roles in physical education and sport, and develop knowledge and skills to enable them to be proactive and strategic in career planning in the physical education and associated industry sectors.
Topics explored include views of contemporary physical education and sport practice, changing understandings of physical education, professional ethics, career professional development, and physical education and exercise and sport science industry engagement.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):