SPORT DEVELOPMENT

MGT3SDV

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the theory and practice of sport development in terms of its role in fostering participation in sport. Students will learn how government and organisational policies influence the delivery of sport development programs, and how to plan, manage and evaluate the outcomes of sport development programs in a range of cultural contexts. Students will develop the capacity to critique a range of sport development programs and develop strategies to address a range of sport development issues.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Appraise academic literature (through writing) to differentiate between key theories of development as they apply to sport delivery

Activities:
Research paper

02. Analyse sport development policies as they apply to an Australian national sport organisation through teamwork and provide a peer review related to the analyses of others

Activities:
National sport case study (presentation and peer review)

03. Analyse the implementation of sport development policies and programs as they apply to an Australian national sport organisation

Activities:
Research paper

04. Recognise the social and ethical considerations for sport delivery as it applies to development programs

Activities:
Embedded in research paper

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group web folio [equivalent 1500 words each]30 02
Reflective assessment (2 x 1000 words)20 02
Individual paper (3000 words)50 01, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Sherry

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group web folio [equivalent 1500 words each]30 02
Reflective assessment (2 x 1000 words)20 02
Individual paper (3000 words)50 01, 03, 04