Singapore University of Social Sciences

Teaching of Physical Education and Sports

Teaching of Physical Education and Sports (BSE258)

Applications Open: 01 May 2023

Applications Close: 15 June 2023

Next Available Intake: July 2023

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1378

Area of Interest: Education

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: S R Nathan School of Human Development


BSE258 Teaching of Physical Education and Sports focuses on foundational knowledge and skills of teaching and its application in the teaching of physical education and sports. It includes planning lessons/activities, content development, lesson organisation, management and evaluation, task presentation, creating and maintaining a safe learning environment, and assessment. The course also introduces/highlights several pedagogical framework/approaches, supported by research and practices in the teaching of physical education and sports, to enhance teachers/instructors' understanding and application of its principles to better plan for and adapt to different teaching and learning contexts. Course format includes lectures, discussions, practical and/or microteaching experiences.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JULY


  • Planning lessons/Units
  • Content development/progression
  • Organisational arrangement for tasks
  • Task presentation
  • Questioning and feedback
  • Managing and maintaining a safe learning environment
  • Assessment in the instructional process
  • Lesson evaluation
  • Mosston and Ashworth's Spectrum of Teaching Styles
  • Games-Centered Approaches
  • Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) and its pedagogical principles
  • Nonlinear Pedagogy and its pedagogical principles

Learning Outcome

  • Understand the purposes and key features/components of lesson planning and evaluation.
  • Illustrate the strategies for lesson organisation and management to maximise participation and learning.
  • Discuss how different frameworks/approaches and its principles can be applied to guide planning and teaching.
  • Show a progression of tasks through content development.
  • Develop skills for presenting tasks, questionin, providing feedback and/or maintaing a safe learning environment.
  • Apply pedagogical frameworks/approaches and its principles for designing tasks/activities to meet different objectives and needs in the teaching of games/sports.
  • Examine the content, organisation and/or presentation of own/peer's teaching.
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