Course Title: Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2016
Course Code: SPRT5096C
Course Title: Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment
School: 360T Education
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4349 - Certificate IV in Education Support
Course Contact: Soosan Kian Robyn Blaikie
Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 9183 03 9925 4838
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 10
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
No specific pre-requisite and co-requisite.
This unit focuses on the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist in the planning and conduct of recreation games not requiring equipment, in a community recreation setting.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
SISCCRO301A Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment
1. Assist in planning recreation games.
1.1. Confirm participant group and characteristics with appropriate personnel. 1.2. Offer suggestions which are appropriate for the participants and support the aims of the recreation games according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures. 1.3. Identify and select recreation games in consultation with appropriate personnel to encourage maximum participation and enjoyment of participants. 1.4. Clarify game requirements in consultation with appropriate personnel. 1.5. Plan recreation games appropriate to the abilities and needs of participants according to organisational policies and procedures. 1.6. Check and confirm suggested recreation games with a responsible person according to organisational policies and procedures.
2. Assist with the conduct of recreation games.
2.1. Communicate information required to safely participate in the session according to organisational policies and procedures. 2.2. Carry out allocated tasks promptly, efficiently and as directed. 2.3. Respond to participant queries according to own level of responsibility. 2.4. Monitor participants' performance in consultation with a responsible person. 2.5. Report problems in participant behaviour to responsible person as required. 2.6. Seek participant feedback and identify further needs.
3. Assist in the evaluation of the recreation games.
3.1. Provide personal feedback on the outcomes of the recreation games to appropriate staff. 3.2. Convey participant feedback on the recreation games to appropriate staff. 3.3. Review own work performance and identify potential improvements.
This unit aims to develop the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist in the planning and conduct of recreation games not requiring equipment, in a community recreation setting. On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements
Details of Learning Activities
Your program consists of face to face teaching, compulsory workplacement and Unsupervised Directed Study. It is strongly advised you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency. You are not required to attend to complete Unsupervised Directed Study, however you are expected to complete the work given and will at times be required to show evidence the work has been completed.
The student learning experience will be facilitated through participation in a range of activities:
• Work Placement
• Group discussion
• Research assignments
• Guest speakers
• Oral and/or written questions on "What if?" scenarios
• Realistic simulations and role play
• Practical demonstrations and direct observation of actual work and simulated work practice
• Oral Presentations
• Individual and group projects - Completing the projects will include negotiated independent study time and practical work relevant to the unit of competency.
Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources
Play and recreation – What is play and recreation?
The value of play in learning
Legislation, policies and procedures in regards to play, games and recreation
Information sources; accessing information about requirements of games
Roles and responsibilities of staff working in an assisting role
Planning games for recreation and learning
Ensuring safe and non-discriminatory conduct of recreation games
Potential hazards associated with games
Techniques and skills appropriate to different recreation games
Meeting the needs of a range of participants
Motivation techniques for participants to interact and participate in recreation games
Implementing and conducting games
Communication and interaction skills
Identifying and reporting problems related to games
Strategies for dealing with problems
Reviewing and evaluating games
Feedback: collecting feedback
Identifying potential improvements
TEXTS AND EQUIPMENT
There are no set texts in this course. RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through handouts, our online systems and access to facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources. It is recommended that you bring:
• Display folder with plastic sleeves
• Highlighter pens
• Notebook or loose leaf paper
• Headphones (use your own or they can be purchased from the Brunswick and City Library very cheaply)
• USB (Memory stick)
Overview of Assessment
This unit is part of an integrated program. You must demonstrate the critical aspects of assessment to demonstrate competence in this unit. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You may be assessed by:
• Oral or written questioning
• Oral presentations
• Assignments and projects
• Direct observation of actual work practice
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files
• Work-based activities
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
The Student Charter www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/supporting-learning-and-teaching/student-charter/ summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT University student as well as the responsibilities of the university.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which can be found on the RMIT University website at: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment Task 1 : Demonstration and Observation in the workplace Week 1-8
Assessment Task 2 : Oral presentation - Games and Learning- Week 7-8
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are assessed using the following competency based results:
CA – Competency achieved
NYC – Not Yet Competent
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency.
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Attendance - The major learning experience involves participating in face to face classes. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency. www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academicprogress
Feedback - Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Students will be asked to attend mid semester interviews with relevant teachers and Program Coordinator.
Special Consideration - All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Please see the RMIT website for further information. www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/extension
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagarism and and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity
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