Module Title:Coach Education and Practice 2
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 1 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 explore more advanced pedagogical knowledge, skills and principles underpinning effective coaching pedagogy and practice which will enhance their own coaching practice.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Examine advanced pedagogical coaching practice where high quality learning outcomes are achieved within a coaching and pedagogy context, across a range of activities.
LO2 Use pedagogical concepts and models in order to optimise learning experiences for all learners involved.
LO3 Manage self-learning by setting and meeting targets; develop an understanding of how to construct a reasoned discussion; apply critical thinking to evaluate observed practice in reflection of pedagogical theories.
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
Advanced Pedagogical Coaching Practice:
Identify and examine advanced pedagogical coaching practice approaches; learner-centred pedagogy, learning-centred pedagogy; game based pedagogy.
Practical applications of different pedagogical coaching strategies:
Designing a programme of coaching practice illustrating suitable progression. Theoretical and practical exploration of a pedagogical model.
Key Skills:
Manage participants in small groups and communicate in group discussion and evaluation; demonstrate an ability to observe and evaluate; develop an understanding of how to construct a reasoned discussion; apply critical thinking to evaluate observed practice in reflection of various pedagogical theories.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment50.00%
Practical50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Reflective Journal Keep a reflective journal on all coaching activities undertaken. 2,3 50.00 n/a
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Individual Coaching Assessment in Self Selected Sport. 1,2,3 50.00 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 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_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 4 Mandatory