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SPM 233 - Sport Practicum

This course will provide students with an opportunity to obtain practical experiences working in a supervised sport setting prior to enrolling in the Sport Internship course (SPM 433).  

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Students must successfully completed SPM 230 or PED 230 (with advance approval) prior to enrolling in SPM 233.

Pedagogical Approach

This course includes the following methods of instruction:

  • Reading assignments
  • Online journal entries
  • Self-Reflections/Self-Analyses
  • Use of online websites, tools, and media
  • Practical experiences

Learning Outcomes

·         Show awareness as to the nature of various careers within the sport management field, and the importance of developing one’s management skills (i.e., technical, human, conceptual, and personal).

·         Identify trends within the sport management field. ·         Demonstrate employment skills, both hard and soft, which are common and necessary for success in various segments of the sport management field.

·         Describe tasks assigned by a practicing sport manager, under supervision.

Assessment

  • Performance Assessments will include: Practicum Site Supervisor’s Assessment and e-Portfolio

Other Information

Each student is required to complete a minimum of 60 contact hours in a supervised sport setting. All sites must be approved by the course professor in advance.