Department of Education, Unit Catalogue 2011/12
|Level:||Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)|
|Assessment:||CW 50%, EX 50%|
|Supplementary Assessment:||Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)|
|Requisites:||After taking this unit you must take ED20417|
The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the importance of educational psychology for sport and coaching. The unit aims to do this by:
* Introducing them to key constructs and theoretical frameworks linked to learning and teaching.
* Demonstrating how such theoretical frameworks have important practical implications in sport and coaching contexts.
* Exposing them to current ideas and research surrounding the above frameworks in sport and coaching.
On successful completion of the module students will be able to:
* Understand and explain key theoretical frameworks and constructs in educational psychology.
* Appreciate that such ideas have significance to learning and teaching in sport-related areas.
* Outline the specific implications of such ideas for sport and coaching in general.
* Comprehensive and scholarly written communication
* Ability to select, summarise and synthesise written information from multiple sources
* Ability to develop rigorous arguments through precise use of concepts and models
* Ability to relate theory to practice
* Ability to select and use appropriate ideas to produce a coherent response to a pre-set question
* Ability to produce work to agreed specifications and deadlines
* Ability to work independently.
The following topics will be covered:
b) Attribution theory
c) Cognitive development
d) Gifted and talented populations
e) Anxiety and self-esteem
f) Classroom Management.
ED20413 is Optional on the following programmes:Department of Education