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READING LIST:

Ferdinand, N., & Kitchin, P.J., 2012. Events management: an international approach. London: SAGE.

Mallen, C., & Adams, L., 2013. Event management in sport, recreation and tourism: theoretical and practical dimensions. Abingdon: Routledge.

May, S., Richardson, P., & Williams, T., ed., 2005. Managing safe and successful fieldwork. Shrewsbury: FSC publications

Raj, R., Walters, P., & Rashid, T., 2013. Events management: principles and practice. 2nd ed. London: SAGE Publications Ltd.

SECTION A: DEFINITIVE MODULE RECORD. Proposed changes must be submitted via Faculty Quality Procedures for approval and issue of new module code.


MODULE CODE: CORN284

MODULE TITLE: Investigative Sociology in Marine Sport




CREDITS 20

FHEQ LEVEL 5

JACS CODE: L300




PRE-REQUISITES: NONE

CO-REQUISITES: NONE

COMPENSATABLE: Y




SHORT MODULE DESCRIPTOR:

An introduction to the societal context for marine sports, leading through to an introduction to key concepts of experimental design, method, analysis, evaluation, and data types.






ELEMENTS OF ASSESSMENT

WRITTEN EXAMINATION

COURSEWORK

PRACTICE

E1 (Formally scheduled)




C1

100%

P1




E2 (OSCE)




C2




P3




T1 (in-class test)




A1













SUBJECT ASSESSMENT PANEL Group to which module should be linked: Newquay




Professional body minimum pass mark requirement: N/A




MODULE AIMS:

Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the place and significance of marine sport in society; how marine sport is organised and how it can affect the lives of people in modern society. Students will be introduced to investigative methods and develop skills in planning, executing and presenting a research project.






ASSESSED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the end of the module the learner will be expected to be able to:



  1. Discuss the role and significance of marine sports in a societal context, including health benefits and community coherence

  2. Examine basic issues regarding marine sports participation, including race, gender, disability and cultural aspects

  3. Review marine sport experiences at both grass roots and elite levels, including the roles of relevant national governing bodies

  4. Demonstrate knowledge of a range of approaches to research in marine sports

  5. Select an appropriate experimental design to suit a particular marine sports investigative research project

  6. Demonstrate awareness of ethical aspects of research in a marine sports context




DATE OF APPROVAL: June 2014

FACULTY/OFFICE: Academic Partnerships

DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION: September 2014

SCHOOL/PARTNER: Cornwall College Newquay

DATE(S) OF APPROVED CHANGE: Month YYYY

TERM: AY




Additional notes (for office use only):

SECTION B: DETAILS OF TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT


ACADEMIC YEAR: 2016-17

NATIONAL COST CENTRE: 132




MODULE LEADER: Dr Malcolm Findlay

OTHER MODULE STAFF: Sam Bleakley, Dr Emily Beaumont http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/staff/rboden





Summary of Module Content

  • Historical development of marine sports

  • Marine sports and society

  • Themes and perspectives in marine sport

  • Marine sports participation: gender, ethnicity, socio-economic issues, race and disability

  • Marine sport structures: NGBs, clubs, international organisations

  • Globalisation of sport – politics and economics

  • Competitive marine sport

  • Research methods in marine sport

  • Research project design

  • Ethical aspects of research in marine sport

  • Presentation of marine sports research




SUMMARY OF TEACHING AND LEARNING [Use HESA KIS definitions}

Scheduled Activities

Hours

Comments/Additional Information

Lecture

30




Workshop

20




Self-directed study

150

Students are expected to put in time outside of taught sessions

Total

200


(NB: 1 credit = 10 hrs of learning; 10 credits = 100 hrs, etc)




Category

Element

Component Name

Component weighting

Comments Include links to learning objectives

Written exam

E_




0%




T_




0%




Coursework

C1


Lit review

Project reporting




30%

70%


100%

LO 1, LO2 ,LO3 & LO4

LO5 & LO6



Practice

P_




0%







Updated by: B.Willmott Date: 12-02-14

Approved by: R.Martin Date: 12-02-14



READING LIST:

Barnard, C., Gilbert, F. & McGregor, P., 2011. Asking questions in biology. 4th ed. Harlow: Pearson.

Billings, A.C., Butterworth, M.L., Turman, P.D., 2014. Communication and sport: surveying the field. 2nd ed. London: Sage publications.

Coakley, J., Pike, E., 2009. Sports in society: issues and controversies. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill.

Denscombe, M., 2010. The good research guide: for small-scale social research projects. 4th ed. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Howe, P.D., Morris, C., 2014. Sport and natural environments. Abingdon: Routledge.

Jarvie, G., 2012. Sport, culture and society: an introduction. Abingdon: Routledge.

SECTION A: DEFINITIVE MODULE RECORD. Proposed changes must be submitted via Faculty Quality Procedures for approval and issue of new module code.


MODULE CODE: CORN280

MODULE TITLE: Applications of Oceanography




CREDITS 20

FHEQ LEVEL 5

JACS CODE: F730




PRE-REQUISITES: NONE

CO-REQUISITES: NONE

COMPENSATABLE: Y




SHORT MODULE DESCRIPTOR:

Understanding of key concepts relating to whole ocean processes, their impact on marine use and the effects of climate change on the marine environment.






ELEMENTS OF ASSESSMENT

WRITTEN EXAMINATION

COURSEWORK

PRACTICE

E1 (Formally scheduled)




C1

50%

P1




E2 (OSCE)




C2




P3




T1 (in-class test)

50%

A1













SUBJECT ASSESSMENT PANEL Group to which module should be linked: Newquay




Professional body minimum pass mark requirement: N/A




MODULE AIMS:

To understand whole ocean processes and their impacts on marine environment and its use






ASSESSED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the end of the module the learner will be expected to be able to:



  1. Analyse sources of information relating to the oceans and atmosphere

  2. Examine the effect of climate change on the marine environment

  3. Assess the impact of anthropogenic activity on the marine environment




DATE OF APPROVAL: June 2014

FACULTY/OFFICE: Academic Partnerships

DATE OF IMPLEMENTATION: September 2014

SCHOOL/PARTNER: Cornwall College Newquay

DATE(S) OF APPROVED CHANGE: Month YYYY

TERM: AY




Additional notes (for office use only):



SECTION B: DETAILS OF TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT


ACADEMIC YEAR: 2016-17

NATIONAL COST CENTRE: 111




MODULE LEADER: Jason Birt

OTHER MODULE STAFF:





Summary of Module Content

  • Charts, websites, wave buoys, satellite data

  • Patterns, water temperature, weather

  • Tourism, human impacts of culture, surf, activity tourism

  • Trade routes & business

  • WiSe: Wildlife Safe promotes responsible wildlife watching through training and awareness raising




SUMMARY OF TEACHING AND LEARNING [Use HESA KIS definitions}

Scheduled Activities

Hours

Comments/Additional Information

Lecture

20




Workshop

10




Practical

20




Guided independent study

150

Students are expected to put in time outside of taught sessions on the group project and their own personal development and career planning

Total

200


(NB: 1 credit = 10 hrs of learning; 10 credits = 100 hrs, etc)




Category

Element

Component Name

Component weighting

Comments Include links to learning objectives

Written exam

E1




0%




T_




100%

LO1

Coursework

C1


Poster

Case Studies



40%

60%


100%

LO2

LO3


Practice

P_




0%







Updated by: B.Willmott Date: 12-02-14

Approved by: R.Martin Date: 12-02-14



READING LIST:

Masselink, G., Hughes, M.G., Knight, J., & Davidson-Arnott, R., 2011. Introduction to coastal processes and geomorphology. 2nd ed. London: Hodder Education.

Simpson, J.H., & Sharples, J., 2012. Introduction to the physical and biological oceanography of shelf seas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Soomere, T., ed., & Quak, E., ed., 2013. Preventive methods for coastal protection: towards the use of ocean dynamics for pollution control. New York: Springer.

Talley, L.D., Pickard, G.L., Emery, W.J., & Swift, J. H., 2011. Descriptive physical oceanography: an introduction. 6th ed. London: Academic Press.

Wells, N.C., 2011. The atmosphere and ocean: a physical introduction. 3rd. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.



1 This Programme Specification contains no information pertaining and/or referring to any individual and is therefore appropriate for dissemination as a public document.

2QAA, 2011, Chapter A3: The Programme Level, UK Quality Code for Higher Education: http://www.qaa.ac.uk/en/Publications/Documents/quality-code-A3.pdf , last accessed 28th July 2014 [n.b. this includes ‘Appendix 2: Working with programme specifications: A leaflet for further education colleges’]

3 If required please contact Academic Partnerships Programme Administration for assistance.

4 Accredited Prior Experiential Learning and Accredited Prior Certificated Learning

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