CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT COACHING

SPE1CSC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be introduced to contemporary social and cultural factors that have a bearing on coaching and exercise science practice, with a particular emphasis on sport coaching. These may include issues around; barriers to participation; violence and off-field conduct; gender, culture, race, and religion; social media usage; data and information storage, usage and privacy; and winning and ethics. You will be asked to reflect on contemporary issues and problem-solve specific scenarios from a number of perspectives.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students enrolled in HBSCD, HDSCD will be given priority given this subject is a core requirement for their course

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Discuss the key current social issues relevant to participation and competition in sport

Activities:
Seminars
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)

02. Discuss the most relevant approaches used to understand social issues and ethical practice in applied sport and exercise science

Activities:
Lectures, seminars
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

03. Analyze contemporary case studies of relevant social issues in sports practice

Activities:
Lectures, Seminars
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)

04. Explain ways in which social issues are addressed in sport and exercise science practice

Activities:
Lectures, seminars
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Carlton (CarltonCollegeSport), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 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*
One 1650 word case study analysis40 01, 03
2 x 800 word reportsEditorial/opinion pieces on contemporary issues in sport practice40 04
20 minute group debate (5 minutes per student = 500 words per student)20 02

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 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*
One 1650 word case study analysis40 01, 03
2 x 800 word reportsEditorial/opinion pieces on contemporary issues in sport practice40 04
20 minute group debate (5 minutes per student = 500 words per student)20 02