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PHSE426 Coaching Practice and Research

Combines the theoretical study of effective instructional strategies and current issues in sports coaching with approved practical and research experiences.

Paper title Coaching Practice and Research
Paper code PHSE426
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1400
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,120.42
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,368.00

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Pre or Corequisite
PHSE 205 and PHSE 206 and PHSE 330
PHSE 367, PHSE 379
Limited to
Enrolment in this paper requires departmental permission.
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Teaching staff
To be advised.
Paper Structure
To be advised.
There is no compulsory text book. A reading list will be provided, which details the book chapter or research articles that complement each lecture. These readings will be available online and through course reserve in the library.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
The objectives of the paper are:
  • To encourage students to work flexibly and with adaptability in accordance with the needs of a dynamic coaching environment
  • To develop and improve the oral and written communication skills of students as related to coaching
  • To develop and improve the planning, organisational and reflective (self-evaluation) skills of students in relation to coaching
  • To encourage and develop the problem-solving skills of students, particularly in relation to coaching-specific issues
  • To develop students' self-confidence in terms of exercising independent judgement according to the needs of each coaching-specific situation
  • To develop an awareness of the importance of ethics and cultural understanding in the coaching environment

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Not offered in 2018

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system