Module Title:Introduction to Coaching Pedagogy
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 5 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: The teaching & learning strategies employed within this module will include, lectures, workshops, group discussion/debate, problem solving exercises, practical sessions, e-learning, self-directed independent learning and independent research
Module Aim: Introduce learners to the principles of coaching pedagogy and practice in order to enhance and develop the individual and the group. Encourage learners to apply activity specific knowledge through thoughtful engagement in coaching practice, whilst developing an understanding of their role in facilitating participant learning.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate a critical understanding of key learning theories and pedagogical approaches to learning and coaching practice.
LO2 Explore and examine effective coaching skills, and critically reflect on a range of coaching pedagogy strategies which influence high quality learning outcomes.
LO3 Manage participants in small groups, communicate in group discussion and evaluation, and contribute appropriately as a member of a team.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Coaching Pedagogy Introduction:
Introduce the learner to the concept of pedagogy; introduction to key contemporary issues related to coaching; introduction to the coaching environment.
Coaching Pedagogy Approaches:
Identify and examine various pedagogical approaches; coach-centred pedagogy; learner-centred pedagogy, learning-centred pedagogy.
Practical Pedagogy:
Coaching session design and delivery; preparing coaching session plans; analysing and evaluating delivery; assessing learner progress.
Key Skills:
Small group management; communicate in group discussion and evaluation; demonstrate observation and evaluation skills; manage self-learning; apply critical thinking to reflect on various pedagogical theories.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment60.00%
Practical40.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Self-Assessment – Summative Report of personal reflections, peer, staff and participant feedback on coaching practice. 1,2 60.00 n/a
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Group Task – Group Presentation 1,2,3 40.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 1 Mandatory
CW_BBSOC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Football) 1 Mandatory
CW_BBGAA_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (GAA) 1 Mandatory
CW_BBRUG_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) 1 Mandatory
CW_BBSBC_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 1 Mandatory