A cornerstone to the profession of human movement is an understanding of how people move. The ability to understand and explain how people learn motor skills is at the core of successful physical activity program design. An understanding of the main themes of skill acquisition provides the human movement professional with the tools to teach and correct movement. Knowing how people learn a motor skill allows the human movement professional to solve movement problems. The knowledge gained in this unit provides foundational understanding needed in units in pedagogy and exercise prescription.
|Unit name||Motor Learning|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Dr Scott Pedersen
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||069903|
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1 x 1 hr Lecture (13 Weeks), 1 x 2 hr combination of face-to-face and online tutorials (13 Weeks)
Task 1: Practical Knowledge Project (40%). Task 2: Final Exam (60%).
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