Human movement studies 124

Module code JMB 124
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

The module equips the student to understand and participate in activities that promote movement and physical development.  Creative movement on music to promote rhythm and dance patterns is part of the different ways that a learner use to explore different parts of the body.  Different motor development  is looked at– motor control, body awareness and perceptual motor abilities. Movement skills in early childhood development- use a combination of body parts, to loco mote, rotate, evaluate and balance, with or without equipment. The focus is  on spatial perception, kinaesthetic perception, strength and stamina. It includes throwing and striking and rolling, bouncing and moving with a ball or similar equipment. Movement activities include games play to promote running, chasing and dodging are playing a part.

Module credits 6.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Early Childhood Education
Period of presentation Semester 2

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