Course Title: Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: SPRT5097C

Course Title: Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment

School: 360T Education

Campus: Brunswick 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: soosan.kian@rmit.edu.au robyn.blaikie@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Armen Dickranian   armen.dickranian@rmit,edu.au  99259494

Soosan Kian  soosan.kian@rmit.edu.au  99259183

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.

Course Description

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

Element:

1. Assist in planning recreation games.

Performance Criteria:

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.
 

Element:

2. Assist with the conduct of recreation games.

Performance Criteria:

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.
 

Element:

3. Assist in the evaluation of the recreation games.

Performance Criteria:

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.
 


Learning Outcomes


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

This unit is part of Certificate IV in Education Support program. You will study this unit with several other units on the same day. Your program consists of face to face teaching, Directed Study and you are required to participate in compulsory work placement. 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. You are not required to attend to complete Directed Study, however you are expected to complete all work given and will at times be required to show evidence that the work has been completed in this unit. Directed Study is a very important part of your program. An outline of your Directed Study will be given by your teacher and is published in the Weekly Program Delivery Plan.

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


Teaching Schedule

Program Dates:
Sememster 1
9 February - 19 June, 2015
Easter Break 2 April - 7 April, 2015
Mid semester break 7 April -10 April, 2015

 

This unit will be delivered weekly. The times will be outlined in the program delivery plans which are updated each week.
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. Should the teaching schedule change students will be advised via blackboard.
Library Orientation & an RMIT Online Systems Information Session will be scheduled during the first two weeks of your program. Information about student services, rights and responsibilities is contained in your student diary.

Week SISCCRO301A Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment
1

 Creating a safe environment for games

 

2Communication strategies and techniques to encourage interaction and participation in games
3Reflection on past experiences of games as a student
4

 

Evaluation of games played as a student

 

5

Current perceptions of games as observed in placement

6Meeting individual student needs
7

 

 Evaluation of observed games as seen in placement

 

8

 

 Creating a game for potential use in or out of the classroom
 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

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 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 Tasks

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. 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.

Assessment task 1

Risk evaluation (Week 5)

Assessment task 2

 Comprehensive review of nominated game (Week 8)


Assessment Matrix

The assessment mapping demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency and with the critical aspects of assessment for each unit. The assessment mapping grids for units will be available on Blackboard for students to access.

CA - Competency achieved
NYC - Not Yet Competent
 

Other Information

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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