Teaching and Coaching: games and athletics

Department of Sport Pedagogy, School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Details

Code 23857

Level of study First Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 and 2

Module description

The aim of the module is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of contemporary aspects of teaching and coaching, an appreciation of the theories and research that underpins effective professional practice, an understanding of the complex process of learning, and knowledge and skills to design, deliver and evaluate a practical games lesson / training session. Lectures and tutorials, supported by guided reading, will be used to introduce and explore the key concepts and theories. Practical sessions will be designed to further expand students¿ understandings of the theory and practice in teaching and coaching. Seminars will be offered to enable students to reach deeper levels of understanding of the module content.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, supported by guided reading, will be used to introduce and explore the key concepts and theories. Practical sessions will be structured around problem-solving activities to further expand students’ understandings of theory and research. Seminars will be offered to enable students to reach deeper levels of understanding of the module content.