This unit introduces students to the breadth of sport and active recreation in Australia. It contributes to an understanding of definitions, theories and principles specific to the sport and active recreation industry through coursework, research and reflection. It creates a foundation of knowledge for future professionals and for success in further units of study. Students gain an understanding of the structure and role of government, community organisations and businesses in sport and recreation service delivery. Through debating contemporary issues this unit also assists students to develop a personal and professional philosophy about sport and active recreation service delivery.
|1.||Explain definitions, theories and principles related to sport and active recreation;|
|2.||Investigate sport and active recreation services in Australia and discuss how these services fit within the community context;|
|3.||Articulate the roles of government, non-profit and commercial organisations in the delivery of local and national sport and active recreation services;|
|4.||Reflect upon direct experiences of sport/recreation and relate these to the studied theories/contexts; and,|
|5.||Collaborate to locate, analyse and present contemporary sport or active recreation issues.|
|Other||Group mind map of a contemporary sport and recreation issue||10%|
|Essay||Reflective essay based on lifestyle journal||30%|
|Annotated Bibliography||Group annotated bibliography of sport and recreation issue resources||20%|
|Presentation||Group presentation and individual responses||40%|
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