Practicums, internships and placements offer students the chance to apply knowledge from their degree to support their development of professional 'knowing' and judgement.
|Subject||Sport, Physical Education and Exercise|
|Teaching period||Full Year (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,141.35|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 54 200-level SPEX points and a further 18 200-level points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music, Science
- Only available to students in the Physical Education, Activity and Health; Exercise and Sport Science; or Sports Development and Management major subjects.
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- Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinators: Marguerita Lazar, and Emily Scott
- Paper Structure
This paper can be completed either as a placement or by a variety of practicum courses. Please note that practicum opportunities vary within each semester, therefore students should contact the course co-ordinators if wishing to complete this paper in a single semester.
There is no compulsory textbook. A reading list will be provided where relevant to complement each aspect of the paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research,
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, teamwork)
- Analyse and make informed comment on their own and others' professional practices in an organisation, through experience and reflection (research, critical thinking)
- Build productive working relationships with group members and colleagues (teamwork, communication)
- 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)