2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1.5 hour class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning including 1 x 1.5 hour class, 1 x 1.5 hour seminar per week (recordings provided)
This unit aims to enable students develop effective sport development programs and practices, and assists them with the planning, designing and managing of sport systems and pathways for sporting organisations and communities. This is achieved through introducing students to major issues in policy development and development practices in sport organisations. A critical review of development practices of and through sport driven by excellence in sports performance and improved participation respectively will be presented. Students will be given the opportunity to explore policy and sport development issues through innovative experiential learning techniques and case studies.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Define sport development and the implications for promoting sport in communities.
Evaluate a range of international sport development practices.
Analyse sport systems and pathways and their impacts on development of and through sport.
Identify the political, social, health and economic efficiencies derived from sport development.
Contrast sport policy and sport development practice to identify emerging issues and develop strategies to address these.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
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