Department of Education, Unit Catalogue 2011/12
|Level:||Certificate (FHEQ level 4)|
|Supplementary Assessment:||Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)|
Students who complete this unit will have considered the conceptualisation of professional learning as a lifelong endeavour. They will explore issues in the fields of lifelong learning and continuing professional development. They will consider the range of learning opportunities and forms of learning support.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to examine the processes and stages involved in professional induction and professional development within sport, coaching and physical education contexts.
* Written communication T/A
* Problem solving skills. T/F/A
* Ability to apply theory into practice. T/F/A
* Ability to produce work to agreed specifications and deadlines. A
Students who complete this unit will examine the idea that professional development is a key responsibility of a professional coach and educator. The processes and stages of career-long professional development will be analysed from theoretical, historical and contemporary perspectives. Continuing professional development contexts for both coaches and physical educators will be explored, compared and contrasted in the light of current debates about lifelong learning and continuing professional development. The importance of continuing professional development to a coach will also be considered in the contexts of self and of acting as a facilitator for other's development.
ED10357 is Compulsory on the following programmes:Department of Education