School: Business and Law

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Sport Delivery Systems
  • Unit Code

    SPM2112
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Ashlee Annie MORGAN

Description

This unit examines the structure and function of sport delivery systems with a focus upon identifying the key agencies (of sport, government, advocacy, education, health, media and commerce) that support individual participants in their chosen sport at whatever level they are able to achieve. The extent to which contemporary sport organisations at all levels adopt a Sport for All approach (which emphasises both pathways of sport development and sport equity initiatives) is evaluated with reference to specific historical, socioeconomic and political imperatives, and the increasing globalisation of competitive sport.

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded SPM411D, SPM5115, SPM511D

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Assess likely changes to sport organisations with the increasing globalisation of competitive sport.
  2. Briefly outline the origins and history of modern sport and explain its relevance to contemporary Sport Managers.
  3. Critically examine the extent to which contemporary sport organisations adopt a Sport for All approach.
  4. Define key concepts relevant to the management of contemporary sport organisations.
  5. Describe how the structures and practices of a wide range of agencies contribute to the delivery of sport.
  6. Identify and explain the hierarchical structure of sport organisations that provide sport development pathwaysfor individuals throughout their lifespan.

Unit Content

  1. Advocacy groups.
  2. Competition formats.
  3. Coordinating the sport system and the future of sport.
  4. Government agencies.
  5. Health and education.
  6. International and global sport.
  7. Introduction to sport delivery systems.
  8. Local community and State sport.
  9. Media and sponsors.
  10. National sport.
  11. Origins and history of sport.
  12. Sport for All.

Teaching and Learning Processes

The mode of delivery for this unit is through weekly on-campus seminars. The teaching and learning approach in this unit is enhanced through in-class discussions, where the skills of working effectively with others (specifically team working, task collaboration and working productively with people from diverse cultures), communicating effectively and the ability to generate ideas are emphasised. This unit also provides for engaged teaching and learning where guest lecturers from State Sport Associations, government agencies and/or advocacy groups provide industry relevant information and networking opportunities for students. Students are required to complete individual assessment items which are assessed for quality academic and professional standards, including written communication (structure, language and conventions), critical analysis (depth of thought, development of argument, logical analysis and insight), and depth and breadth of coverage and ability to research effectively using both academic and contemporary sources.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
Assignment'Sport for All' Brochure25%
EssaySport Participant Case Study Essay35%
ExaminationExamination40%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Business and Law

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Sport Delivery Systems
  • Unit Code

    SPM2112
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Ashlee Annie MORGAN

Description

This unit examines the structure and function of sport delivery systems with a focus upon identifying the key agencies (of sport, government, advocacy, education, health, media and commerce) that support individual participants in their chosen sport at whatever level they are able to achieve. The extent to which contemporary sport organisations at all levels adopt a Sport for All approach (which emphasises both pathways of sport development and sport equity initiatives) is evaluated with reference to specific historical, socioeconomic and political imperatives, and the increasing globalisation of competitive sport.

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded SPM411D, SPM5115, SPM511D

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Assess likely changes to sport organisations with the increasing globalisation of competitive sport.
  2. Briefly outline the origins and history of modern sport and explain its relevance to contemporary Sport Managers.
  3. Critically examine the extent to which contemporary sport organisations adopt a Sport for All approach.
  4. Define key concepts relevant to the management of contemporary sport organisations.
  5. Describe how the structures and practices of a wide range of agencies contribute to the delivery of sport.
  6. Identify and explain the hierarchical structure of sport organisations that provide sport development pathwaysfor individuals throughout their lifespan.

Unit Content

  1. Advocacy groups.
  2. Competition formats.
  3. Coordinating the sport system and the future of sport.
  4. Government agencies.
  5. Health and education.
  6. International and global sport.
  7. Introduction to sport delivery systems.
  8. Local community and State sport.
  9. Media and sponsors.
  10. National sport.
  11. Origins and history of sport.
  12. Sport for All.

Teaching and Learning Processes

The mode of delivery for this unit is through weekly on-campus seminars. The teaching and learning approach in this unit is enhanced through in-class discussions, where the skills of working effectively with others (specifically team working, task collaboration and working productively with people from diverse cultures), communicating effectively and the ability to generate ideas are emphasised. This unit also provides for engaged teaching and learning where guest lecturers from State Sport Associations, government agencies and/or advocacy groups provide industry relevant information and networking opportunities for students. Students are required to complete individual assessment items which are assessed for quality academic and professional standards, including written communication (structure, language and conventions), critical analysis (depth of thought, development of argument, logical analysis and insight), and depth and breadth of coverage and ability to research effectively using both academic and contemporary sources.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
Assignment'Sport for All' Brochure25%
EssaySport Participant Case Study Essay35%
ExaminationExamination40%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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