Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be provided with the applied knowledge and skills to modify aspects of your coaching and to be able to plan and deliver a safe and effective coaching environment for every participant, regardless of age, gender, culture, religious affiliation, sexual/gender orientation and ability . Additionally, you will undertake hours of practical learning with specialist schools, which will provide an authentic learning environment to apply theoretical knowledge to professional practice.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


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. Modify sessions and programs to maximise participation and skill development for all.
02. Apply a social model of philosophy to promote inclusion in physical activity.
03. Apply knowledge of principles of good coaching to design, implement and evaluate safe and effective coaching sessions for under-represented populations
04. Apply knowledge of the barriers and enablers for under-represented groups when participating in sport and physical activity
05. Communicate clearly and effectively to a diverse range of audiences
06. Discuss the Sports Industry standards and benchmarks in terms of inclusive practices

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaris Lidums

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Preliminary visit to specialist school where students will be undertaking 4 days placement

Industry Based Learning-Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
Four 6.00 hours industry based learning-off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
This will be delivered in block mode

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group 15 minute practical assessment (7.5 minutes per student= 375 words per student) and 250 word Group Task (in pairs)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
60 Minute Debate (10 minutes per student = 500 words) and 1000 word written reflection and justification In Class debate on a topic related to, contemporary issues in Inclusion This will be a group task, however students will be marked independentlyN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO2, SILO3, SILO6
Reflective Portfolio (2250 words equivalent) Prepare a critique (written or otherwise), of their practicum experience, with a focus on their personal reflection of values and behaviours in relation to inclusive environments and Individual assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5