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SPEX316 Practicum

Practicums, internships and placements offer students the chance to apply knowledge from their degree to support their development of professional 'knowing' and judgement.

Paper title Practicum
Paper code SPEX316
Subject Sport, Physical Education and Exercise
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points 18 points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,059.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,820.40

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Prerequisite
72 SPEX or PHSE points at 200-level or above
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Notes
Only available to students in the Physical Education, Activity and Health; Exercise and Sport Science; or Sports Development and Management major subjects.
Contact

marguerita.lazar@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Course Coordinator:  Marguerita Lazar

Textbooks

There is no compulsory textbook. A reading list will be provided where relevant to compliment each aspect of the paper. 

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Examine how exercise, sport and health organisations function in national and international settings (global perspective)
  • Assimilate theoretical, practice-based, ethical and situational data to arrive at workable solutions that meet organisational or client goals (critical thinking)
  • Analyse and make informed comment on their own and others’ professional practices in an organisation, through experience and reflection (research)
  • Build productive working relationships with group members (course work) and colleagues (placements and internships) (teamwork)
  • Articulate the relevance of previous personal and educational experiences to the situated (course internship or placement) environment (lifelong learning)
  • Improve skills in listening, reading, reasoning, and questioning that enable independent learning (self-motivation)
  • Develop skills in presenting and communicating written and verbal information on issues related to particular sport, exercise or health organisations and their practices (communication)
Paper Structure

This paper can be completed either as an internship or by coursework. Students should approach a potential supervisor for internship opportunities in the first instance to discuss their enrollment in this paper.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard