15 credits at level HE7
The Aims of this module are to develop in the student:
1. A critical evaluation of social, political, economic and technological factors affecting Community Sports Development
2. An analytical insight into strategic developments in the management and administration of Community Sports Development
3. The ability to identify and respond, in a professional way to, significant challenges confronting contemporary Community Sports Development
Analysis of the major determinants for change in Community Sports Development including:
Drivers for change in government policy - health, safety, employment and education.
Demographic and lifestyle changes affecting community engagement in sports
Predicting and planning for legal and administrative initiatives
Pursuing a business model perspective on sports administration in the UK
The learning and teaching strategy for this module is grounded upon an initial tutor-led familiarisation with the component elements of the module and a subsequent programme of individual student work. This will be supported by tutor-prepared learning materials and individual tutorials.
Students will be encouraged to use their working environment as a context within which to develop an appreciation of the importance of the social, political, economic and technological environment.
The formal contact hours will be made up of the following;
Workshops, Lectures, Seminars, Presentations 8 * 1hour. Tutorials 8 *1 hour.
An additional 134 hours will be spent on independent study related to working practices
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Analyse the impact of social, economic, political and technological change on contemporary practice in Community Sports Development||Evaluate the impact of macro change drivers on Community Sports Development|
|2.||Critically appraise the operating environment for Community Sports Development||Distinguish between various operating practices in Community Sports Development|
|3.||Assess the appropriate responses to external and internal constraints and enablers||Evaluate a variety of responses to the external and internal environment|
|4.||Lead a seminar on a relevant topic||Confidently generate and lead a discussion topic|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||2000 word report||Lead a seminar discussion|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
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|Host Subject Group:||Sport, Leisure and Tourism|
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