SPCO308-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Athletes with Disabilities

15 points
18 Feb 2019 - 23 Jun 2019

Description

This course examines sociological and pedagogical theories and practices related to sport for athletes with disabilities. Historical and contemporary perspectives will be critiqued and students will gain an understanding of the implications of these perspectives for sporting environments. The course will provide students with the opportunity to apply inclusive coaching practices in a variety of settings.

Learning Outcomes

1. Explain how historical perspectives on disability and disability sport have influenced current sport practice  
2. Apply selected sociological theory to current disability sport issues
3. Evaluate current policies impacting upon disability sport within New Zealand
4. Demonstrate knowledge of inclusive strategies and apply these in a variety of settings
5. Develop an understanding of sport classification and classification issues
6. Develop an understanding of specific impairments and coaching implications

Pre-requisites

1) 30 pts at 200 level, or 2) enrolment in GradCertSpC, or 3) approval of Programme Coordinator

Restrictions

EDSP285

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Rec Centre Gymnasium (28/2-7/3, 21/3-4/4)
Rehua 101 Lectorial (21/2, 14/3, 2/5-30/5)
18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 A9 Lecture Theatre (18/2-1/4, 29/4-6/5, 20/5-27/5)
Rec Centre Gymnasium (13/5)
18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Jackie Cowan

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Quiz 01 Apr 2019 50% Learning outcomes 3, 4, 5, 6
Assessment 31 May 2019 50% Learning outcomes 1, 2, 4, 6 6-10 hour practicum, reflection and implications for practice

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $761.00

International fee $3,188.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Health Sciences.

All SPCO308 Occurrences

  • SPCO308-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019
  • SPCO308-19S1 (D) Semester One 2019 (Distance)