2021 information for papers will be published in early September.
A report on the SPEX 516 practicum.
On completion of their practicum (see SPEX 516), students will write a report linking theory to practice, reflecting on and analysing their experience, and providing recommendations to their practicum placement organisation/setting.
|Paper title||Practicum Report|
|Subject||Sport, Physical Education and Exercise|
|Points||30 points 30 points 30 points 30 points 30 points 30 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (1 November 2020 - 18 February 2021), First Semester, Second Semester, 1st Non standard period (1 November 2020 - 18 February 2021), First Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,482.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$8,688.75|
- SPEX 516
- Limited to
- Teaching staff
- A Practicum Coordinator, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Science
- A nominated advisor from the MSpDM programme
- Paper Structure
The precise nature of topics will be worked out in conjunction with the students' advisor. They will be specific to the students' placement experience.
A reading list may be developed with the students' advisor.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Critical thinking, Research, Teamwork, Lifelong learning, Self-motivation, Communication, Information literacy.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will:
- Assimilate theoretical, practice-based, ethical and situational data to arrive at workable solutions that meet client and organisational goals.
- Understand how exercise, sport and health organisations function in national and international settings.
- Analyse and make informed comment on their own and others' professional practices in an organisation, through reflection.
- Articulate the relevance of personal and educational experiences to the situated environment.
- Develop skills in presenting and communicating written and verbal information on issues related to particular sport, exercise or health organisations and their practices.