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234.243 Sport Pedagogy (15 credits)

A critical examination that extends students' knowledge of the skills and methodologies relating to the learning and instruction of a range of physical activities and sports within educational contexts.

Details Details

  • Year: 2016
  • Mode: I
  • Semester:
  • Location: Massey Palmerston North
  • Coordinator: TBA
  • Subject: Physical Education and Health
  • College: College of Health

Online component Details

  • Online component: Partially Taught Online - As part of the course is taught online, Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 209.104 or 234.141 or 274.104; and 209.102 or 275.102 or 274.106 or 234.140
  • Restriction(s): 209.256, 274.209


  • Start Date: Monday 18 July, 2016
  • End date: Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 1 August, 2016
  • Without academic penalty: Monday 17 October, 2016

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the theory and practice of a models approach to instructing and learning games within an educational and sporting context
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of game playing strategies and skill development progressions of selected physical activities
  3. Critically discuss youth involvement in sport

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Completion requirements

Students must attempt and submit all assessments to pass this course.


It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

Highly Recommended
  • Transforming play: teaching tactics and game sense
    Author: Slade, D.G.
    ISBN: 736075186
    Edition: 2010
    Publisher: Human Kinetics

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