CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN SPORT COACHING

SPE1CSC

2021

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.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Discuss the key current social issues relevant to participation and competition in sport
02. Discuss the most relevant approaches used to understand social issues and ethical practice in applied sport and exercise science
03. Analyse contemporary case studies of relevant social issues in sports practice
04. Explain ways in which social issues are addressed in sport and exercise science practice

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1650 word case study analysis

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

2 x 800 word reportsEditorial/opinion pieces on contemporary issues in sport practice

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

20 minute group debate (5 minutes per student = 500 words per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2

Carlton (Carlton College Sport), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1650 word case study analysis

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3

2 x 800 word reportsEditorial/opinion pieces on contemporary issues in sport practice

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4

20 minute group debate (5 minutes per student = 500 words per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2