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GCPE 1007 Competitive Sport for People with Special Needs

Course Aims:

This is a replacement course for the course Physical Education listed under General Education. The course is offered to students whose mobility/sensory/health needs require special teaching and learning attention. It aims to acquaint students with the knowledge in the work of a selected National Sport Association that offers competitive sport for people with mobility/sensory/health needs. It also helps students acquire knowledge in physiological and psychological effects of the selected sport practiced by persons with mobility/sensory/health needs.

 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

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Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)

1

Explain the work of a selected National Sport Association that offers competitive sport for persons with mobility/sensory/health needs;

2

Understand the physiological and psychological effects of the selected sport  practiced by persons with mobility/sensory/health needs;

3

Apply sports science knowledge to analyze one sport practiced by persons with mobility/sensory/health needs;

4

Describe the importance of participation in sports to a healthy lifestyle;

5

Develop a positive attitude towards sportsmanship, team spirit and fair play.

 

Assessment Methods:

  Type of Assessment Methods

Weighting

   Participation

40%

   Skill Assessment

40%

   Written Examination

20%

 

Key References:

1.

Henderson, G., & Bryan, W. V. (2004). Psychological aspects of disability.

        Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas Publisher.

2.

Lepore, M., Gayle, W., & Stevens, S. (2007). Adapted aquatics programming: A

        professional guide. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

3.

National Consortium for physical education and recreation for individuals with

        disabilities (U.S.) (2006). Adapted physical education national standards/

        National Consortium for physical education and recreation for individuals with

        disabilities. Champiagn, IL: Human Kinetics.

4.

Paciorek, M.J. (2001). Disability sport and recreation resources. Carmel, IN:

       Cooper Pub. Group.

5.

Sherrill, C. (2004). Adapted physical activity, recreation, and sport:

       Crossdisciplinary and lifespan. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

 

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