This unit introduces students to TID and how it has historically been used, and at times misused. Students learn about TID theory and practices but also importantly underlying philosophical questions relevant to TID. There is also a focus on reconciling the dual objectives of mass participation and talent developed.
|1.||Rationalise and debate an understanding of giftedness and talent in a range of contexts;|
|2.||Review and authenticate current and preceding talent identification models from a multi-disciplinary perspective;|
|3.||Advocate ethical implications, potential concerns and challenges relating to talent identification in sport and working with youth athletes;|
|4.||Conceptualise and advise typical stages of the long-term athlete development model, as well as current best practice in talent identification in sport; and|
|5.||Collaborate with others to examine theoretical talent identification in sport models and implications in "real world settings."|
|Report||Laboratory reports (3 x 10%)||30%|
|Portfolio||TID field sessions x 2||20%|
|Presentation||Class Debate (90 mins per group)||20%|
|Presentation||Presentation (10 mins) & report||30%|
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