Module Title:Coaching Pedagogy and Practice 3
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 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: The aim of this module is for the learner to develop an in depth understanding of learning and facilitate the development, understanding and application of reflective skills to enhance the development of their personal coaching practice. The learner will experience planning, delivering and evaluating coaching practice in applied contexts.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Explore the nature of learning and examine coaching practices in contexts from selected contemporary perspectives.
LO2 Examine the coaching pedagogical issues faced by coaches when delivering in specific contexts/environments and explore strategies which support the learners and promote effective coaching and learning.
LO3 Facilitate the development, understanding and application of reflective skills to enhance the development of their personal coaching practice.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Coaching Process Models and Mechanisms:
Overview of contemporary coaching process models and theoretical perspectives relevant to the coaching process.
Theories of learning applied to the pedagogical coaching process:
Coaching theory to inform and influence coaching practice. Forms of learning and assessment to examine effectiveness of coaching practice. Mentoring, coaching and learning styles.
Models of Reflective Practice:
Overview of models of reflective practice. Evaluate the process, principles and practice of coaching through reflective practice.
Key Skills:
Manage self-learning by setting and meeting targets, reading for information and managing time; critically appraise relevant research; demonstrate independent learning, creativity and collaboration, develop active, inquisitive learners.
Assessment Breakdown%
No Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Individual Coaching Assessment and Reflective Account 1,2,3 100.00 n/a
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus 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 2.00
Practicals Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSBC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport, Business and Coaching 5 Mandatory
CW_BBSBC_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 5 Elective