SKILL LEARNING

EDU3SKL

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop a theoretical understanding of human motor and learning performance. Through a series of lectures and laboratory classes the processes involved in acquiring motor skills are investigated together with the factors influencing such learning. This knowledge is integrated into a teaching context utilizing badminton as a medium of instruction. Concepts such as error detection and correction, mental practice, instructional feedback and types of practice are investigated.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

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

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMotor Learning and Skill AcquisitionPrescribedSpittle, M.(2013)PALGRAVE MCMILLAN
ReadingsMotor Learning and ControlRecommendedMagill, R. (2011)MCGRAW-HILL
ReadingsMotor Learning and PerformanceRecommendedSchmidt, R. and Wrisberg, C.(2008)HUMAN KINETICS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate understanding of the processes of motor skill acquisition in children and adults.

Activities:
Lectures, practical classes, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Design and implement physical education lessons that consider the principles associated with effective motor learning instruction.

Activities:
Lectures, practical classes, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Work effectively as a member of a teaching team.

Activities:
Lectures, practical classes, online learning tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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