This unit examines leisure, sport, and recreation organisations across the business, government, and community sectors. You will analyse the current contexts underpinning successful practice at state, national, and international levels and investigate the nature and characteristics of the challenges that leisure, sport and recreation organisations face within a dynamic contemporary environment. You will develop key skills to better understand leisure, sport and recreation organisations, key attributes of success, and engagement with potential participants and audiences.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit introduces learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, so you have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.
You will be introduced to:
- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice
- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry
|Unit name||Organisation of Sport and Recreation|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
|Discipline||Business and Management UC|
|Coordinator||Mr Michael Stewart|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Describe and examine the nature of leisure, sport, and recreation as dynamic industries
- Analyse and apply leisure, sport, and recreation participation strategies
- Identify, analyse and communicate opportunities in leisure, sport, and recreation
- Reflect on and evaluate behaviours and skills for facilitating leisure, sport and recreation
- Apply practice and discipline-based skills and knowledge to propose solutions to challenges in leisure, sport, and recreation
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:ZAA108 Organisation of Sport and Recreation
On-campus students: Weekly 2 hour tutorials; 2 x half to full day workshops per semester.
Off-campus students: Weekly online 2 hour tutorials; 2 x half to full day online workshops per semester.
|Assessment||AT2: Campaign for a Leisure, Sport, or Recreation Organisation (30%)|AT3: Wicked Problems in Leisure, Sport and Recreation (50%)|AT1: Skills and Attributes Analysis (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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