Information Package / Course Catalogue
Child and Sport
Course Code: CGB254
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 3
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to teach determining motor skill levels of children according to their ages and planning, application and assessment of exercise programs for children. At the end of the course students are expected to acquirre competency at arrangement of environmental setting for sport activities, giving proper instruction at the sport activities ans to discuss the themes with samples mentioned above.

Course Content

Characteristics of sports activities that improve motor development of children and that enable an optimum use of their potentials in other development areas. Impact of these activities on growth.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Learn about sport education according to different perspectives
2.Gain basic concepts in curriculum development
3.Develops a program in sports education
4.Learn about different teaching approaches in sport
5.Knows and uses verbal and visual cues in sports education
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Duman, G. (2015). Physical Education in Preschool Period. Ankara: Hedef Yayıncılık
2.Demirhan, G. (2006) The Basics of Sports Education. Ankara: Bağırgan Yayınevi.
3.İnan, M. (2004). How should my child play sports? Morpa Yayınları, İstanbul.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Sports training according to the different approaches
Week 2 - Theoretical
Improving programs in Sports Education
Week 3 - Theoretical
Improving programs in Sports Education
Week 4 - Theoretical
The basic concepts of program improving
Week 5 - Theoretical
The use of cue in sports education
Week 6 - Practice
Examples of Sports applications
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Practice
Spor uygulama örnekleri
Week 9 - Practice
Examples of Sports applications
Week 10 - Theoretical
Evaluation of sports education
Week 11 - Theoretical
Evaluation of sports education
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Preparing Project
Week 13 - Theoretical
Sports and material selection
Week 14 - Theoretical
Sports and safety
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%50
Practice1%20
Workload Calculation
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