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Sports Practicum (EDN357)

School School of Education
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2E-internal
Description This unit is designed for 1-10 HPE students to develop the instructional and relational skills necessary to be an effective HPE practitioner through sports coaching in a community context. Specialist coaches will deliver theory and practical components of their Level 1 (or equivalent) coaching course during O Week. Each student will then align with a junior sporting team, either within a school or club, to apply the skills gained from the coaching courses.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Demonstrate professional and safe behaviour
2. Demonstrate effective communication skills
3. Demonstrate a set level of competence within the coaching requirements for the nominated sports
4. Critically self-evaluate coaching performance and develop strategies to improve performance and promote positive sporting experiences for young people
5. Design, deliver and lead an inclusive coaching/sport development program for junior sport for a season
Timetabled Learning Activities An intensive week (9:00am to 4:00pm) during the Semester 2 Orientation Week; 1 x 1 hour introductory lecture in the first week of semester, and mentoring workshops will be scheduled throughout Semester 2.
Unit Learning Experiences Students will complete a range of level 1 (or equivalent) coaching courses during O Week. A willingness to provide and receive feedback from fellow students will support learning within these courses. Mentoring workshops will support students as they complete their coaching practicum.

On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Demonstrate professional and safe behaviour GS4.3, GS4.4
2. Demonstrate effective communication skills GS3.5. GS4.2
3. Demonstrate a set level of competence within the coaching requirements for the nominated sports GS2.1
4. To critically self-evaluate coaching performance and develop strategies to improve performance and promote positive sporting experiences for young people GS 2.1, GS 5.2
5. Design, deliver and lead an inclusive coaching/sport development program
for junior sport for a season GS2.1, GS3.1, GS3.2, GS3.7, GS4.1, GS4.2,
Other Learning Experiences Students will complete a coaching practicum within a school or club team. This includes coaching within both training and match environments. Students will complete 20 hours for their placement.
Assessment Successful completion of coaching courses
Practicum placement
Oral presentation
Prerequisites Enrolment in Education (BEd) [Primary, 1-10 Health and Physical Education]; completion of EDN319/EDN3191 Sport Education OR EDN356 Sport Education.
Notes This unit requires students to engage in Level 1 (or equivalent) coaching courses during Orientation week prior to Semester 2. Please ensure you are available full time.
Assessment A result of Ungraded Pass or Fail is awarded for this unit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Primary, 1-10 Health and Physical Education (BEd) [New in 2014]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
EDN357
Ms Nicole Arrold
Associate Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6264
e: N.Arrold@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.4.020 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
EDN357

MURDOCH: S2E-Internal
Ms Nicole Arrold
Associate Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6264
e: N.Arrold@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.4.020 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
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