SDCOA202-19B (HAM)

Negotiating Sport Development and Coaching Contexts

15 Points

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Health Sport and Human Performance


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Paper Description

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The course will introduce the knowledge and skills required to effectively negotiate the demands of the coaching environment, providing a conceptual basis for students to help prepare for (potentially) entering the coaching profession.
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Paper Structure

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The paper involves one 2-hour lecture and one 2-hour tutorial per week. Students should sign up for one tutorial per week.

This paper will involve a combination of lectures and workshop activities. Students are expected to complete readings in order to be able to contribute to discussions as part of in​­-class work.

Lecture notes will be up­loaded to the SDCOA202 Moodle page after every lecture.

Panopto recordings of lectures will also be uploaded to the SDCOA202 page.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Negotiating sport development and coaching contexts
    • Demonstrate a critical understanding of sport coaching as it relates to a variety of sport development systems.
    • Reflect on, analyse and extend current understandings of social issues that influence sport coaching.
    • Develop and apply ethical standards and sense-making frameworks to better support the delivery of sport coaching.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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There are three assessments designed to act as evidence of your learning in this paper. You are advised to note these carefully and enter these into your diary immediately so you can plan well ahead for their timely completion and submission.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Reflective Portfolio
7 Aug 2019
11:30 PM
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Video Diary: Understanding Coaches' Learning
11 Sep 2019
11:30 PM
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
  • Online: Upload to Moodle Forum
3. Scenario analysis and response
9 Oct 2019
1:00 PM
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Readings are accessible from the Library reading list for SDCOA202 (Talis Aspire).

It is strongly recommended that students engage with required readings, as these will form the basis for many in-class tasks and discussions.

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Online Support

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Support materials, assignment submission are all in the SDCOA202 Moodle page. Where appropriate lecture and tutorial materials will be added to this space. Panopto will be adopted for all lectures and these recordings should be available later on the day of presentation unless unforeseen technical issues occur.
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This paper has an expectation of 40 in-class hours and 110 additional study/work hours. These 150 hours are a University wide requirement and reflects a professional commitment. Absences can create problems for both an individual’s learning progress but also for their student colleagues. If students are prevented from attending classes for any reason, and expect to be absent for more than four days, they should advise their lecturer. If students know in advance that they will be absent from a lecture, or if they unavoidably miss a class, the paper coordinator or lecturer should be advised.
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Prerequisites: A minimum of 60 points at 100 level.




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