课程介绍

自资学士学位课程

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sport and Recreation Leadership
运动及康乐领袖学社会科学学士(荣誉) 学位课程


Major Required Courses (51 units)

Individual Differences in Cognition, Learning and Skill Acquisition [SRLP3005] (3 units)
This course provides knowledge on the etiology and characteristics of degenerative neurological conditions, and congenital and acquired intellectual disabilities. Abilities, potentials and limitations pertaining to learning and skill acquisition will be discussed.

Internship I [SRLP3008-9] (3 units)
This course requires students to work for an accumulation of at least 200 hours during their third year of study on a part-time basis under the supervision of a faculty supervisor and the agency supervisor(s). They will be expected to observe the agency at work and assist in planning and leading activities. A diversity of experiences (working with mainstream population and with persons with special needs) is preferred.

Individual Differences in Physical Attributes and Movement Patterns [SRLP3015] (3 units)
This course provides knowledge on the etiology and characteristics of orthopedic degenerative conditions and congenital and acquired physical disabilities. Abilities, potentials and limitations pertaining to skill acquisition and movement will be discussed.

Life-span Development [SRLP3025] (3 units)
This course enables students to understand major theories related to the physical, motor, cognitive, and socio-emotional development of human beings. A life-span approach will be used so as to provide students with the background knowledge required for subsequent courses in the programme.

Scientific Principles of Human Movement [SRLP3035] (3 units)
SPRS5617 Scientific Foundations to Human Movement or equivalent
This course provides an advanced understanding of the scientific principles underlying human movement and exceptional performances. Areas such as the essential human systems involved in producing movement and physiological responses to exercise, particularly in the elderly, persons with physical disabilities, persons with intellectual disabilities, persons with degenerative neurological conditions, and persons with special health problems would be examined.

Communication for Sport and Recreation Leaders [SRLP3045] (3 units)
This courses aims to provide students with a general background of current communication theories related to public communication and interpersonal communication. A focus will be placed on the use of written communication skills (writing speeches, grant proposals, newsletters columns, and press release) within sport and recreation settings.

Recreation Leadership [SRLP3055] (3 units)
SPRS5615 Introduction to Leisure, Sport and Recreation or equivalent
This course is to provide students with an understanding of basic leadership theories, processes involved in being recreation leaders, and appreciation of the importance of professional leadership in recreation settings.

Recreation Programming and Programme Evaluation [SRLP3065] (3 units)
SPRS5615 Introduction to Leisure, Sport and Recreation or equivalent
This course introduces students to theories, principles and practices of recreation programming with reference to a programme development cycle. Techniques and tools of programme planning, design, and evaluation will be introduced and programming concerns for person with/without special needs will be addressed.

Research Methods [SRLP3075] (3 units)
GECR1302 Understanding Statistical Data or equivalent
This course aims to provide students with knowledge of the process of conducting research. Students will develop skills in reading and understanding current research reports, writing up research proposals, and completing an independent piece of small scale research. They will also acquire skills in qualitative and quantitative data entry, use of appropriate software to analyse data and make interpretations.

Internship II [SRLP4005] (3 units)
SRLP3008-9 Internship I
This course requires students to work for at least 300 hours under the supervision of a faculty supervisor and the agency supervisor. Students will be expected to observe the agency at work and to assist the agency in planning and leading activities. A diversity of experiences (working with mainstream population and with persons with special needs) is preferred.

Honours Project I [SRLP4008] (3 units)
SRLP3075 Research Methods
The Honours Project allows students to apply knowledge accumulated from the programme to pursue an in-depth research on a specific topic of their interest under the guidance of an appointed faculty member.

Honours Project II [SRLP4009] (3 units)
SRLP3075 Research Methods
The Honours Project allows students to apply knowledge accumulated from the programme to pursue an in-depth research on a specific topic of their interest under the guidance of an appointed faculty member.

Design and Management of Sport and Recreation Facilities [SRLP4015] (3 units)
This course aims to provide students with an overview of different types of sport and recreation facilities and the management of such facilities. Special attention would be directed towards the understanding of accessibility as applied to facility designs.

Financial and Human Resources Management in Sport and Recreation [SRLP4025] (3 units)
This course equips students with basic knowledge of management theories, concepts, and skills with a focus on financial management and human resources management. The practical applications of these theories, concepts and skills to recreation settings will be provided.

Sport and Recreation for Persons with Physical and Intellectual Disabilities [SRLP4035] (3 units)
This course provides students with knowledge on the opportunities for sport and recreation for persons with physical and intellectual disabilities. Focus will be place on the international and local organizations responsible for providing sport and recreation programmes for these populations. Current issues such as equal opportunity, attitudes, and legal and politics related to competitive sport for persons with physical and intellectual disabilities will also be explored.

Health Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription [SRLP4045] (3 units)
SPRS5618 Tests and Measurement in Sport and Recreation or equivalent
This course aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of health fitness assessment and exercise prescription. Students will have hands-on experiences in making assessments in laboratory and field settings on persons with/without special needs and acquire ability to interpret results and prescribe appropriate health fitness programmes.

Marketing in Sport and Recreation [SRLP4055] (3 units)
This course aims to provide students with the basic knowledge of marketing theories and an understanding of the differences between service and merchandise marketing. The role and strategies of marketing in sport and recreation will also be discussed.

Major Elective Courses (15 units)

Nutrition and Health [SRLP3105] (3 units)
This course is to provide students with basic nutritional principles and practice as related to health, fitness and sport. In addition, students will examine the importance of nutrition and weight maintenance throughout life cycle.

Prevention and Care of Sport Injuries [SRLP3115] (3 units)
SPRS5617 Scientific Foundations to Human Movement or equivalent
This course aims to help students understand the basic etiology and mechanisms of sport injury, the indications and contraindications of treatments related to specific injury trauma. Concerns related to the prevention and care of common injuries among persons with special needs will also be addressed. Students will also be provided with opportunities to demonstrate skills of proper handling of acute sport injuries.

Planning and Leading Rhythmic Activities [SRLP3125] (3 units)
This course aims to provide students with the basic knowledge related to designing, planning, and leading a variety of rhythmic activities for persons with/without special needs. Students will be provided with opportunities to apply knowledge to practical situations.

Leisure Education [SRLP4105] (3 units)
This course aims to provide students with an overview of leisure education including its philosophy and implementation strategies. Students will be provided with an opportunity to explore and discuss approaches and strategies that can be utilized to provide leisure education programmes in school and community settings while taking into account cultural diversities, attitudes towards persons with special needs, and the psychodynamics of marginalized populations.

Planning and Leading Inclusive Games and Activities [SRLP4115] (3 units)
SRLP3005 Individual Differences of Cognitive, Learning, and Skill Acquisition
This course aims to provide students with knowledge related to designing, planning, and leading a variety of games and activities for persons with special needs. Students will be provided with opportunities to apply knowledge to practical situations.

Independent Project [SRLP4125] (3 units)
SRLP3075 Research Methods
The purpose of the Independent Project is to allow students to apply knowledge accumulated from the programme to pursue a small-scale research on a specific topic of their interest under the guidance of an appointed faculty member.

Leisure Counselling [SRLP4135] (3 units)
This course aims to provide students with an opportunity to understand the individual and social dynamics influencing leisure choices. Students will acquire basic counselling and educational intervention techniques to help clients with diverse socio-cultural backgrounds, interest, and physical/intellectual abilities, to identify and overcome constraints to pursue leisure activities.

Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Education Programming [SRLP4145] (3 units)
This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the nature of outdoor recreation and adventure education and to acquire the essential knowledge and skills to plan and lead outdoor recreation and adventure education programmes for persons with special needs and for the mainstream population.

Planning and Leading Water Activities [SRLP4155] (3 units)
GECR5607 Swimming or equivalent
This course aims to provide students with knowledge related to designing, planning, and leading a variety of water (pool) activities for persons with special needs. Students will be provided with opportunities to apply knowledge to practical situations.

Sports for Persons with Special Needs [SRLP4165] (3 units)
This course aims to provide students with knowledge to demonstrate, organize and teach/coach a variety of alternate sports, such as floor hockey, floorball, sandshoe, goalball, bocce, gateball etc., for persons with special needs.