- Discussion groups
- Practical application
- Field observation
- Self-study via print or online materials
- Reading assignments
- Online discussion groups
- Instructor tutoring
- Introduction to placement
- Workplace behaviours
- Planning and preparation
- Leadership expectations
- Group size
- Policies and Procedures
- Execution principles
- Rhythm and timing
- Adjustments and variations
- Gathering information
- Information analysis
- Appropriate attire
- Respectful communication
- Self assessment
- Self-regulation and motivation
- Self control
- Social awareness
- Leveraging diversity
- Social skills
Upon completion of this fieldwork course, the student shall be able to:
- Demonstrate punctuality in keeping appointments.
- Demonstrate general preparedness for tasks.
- Demonstrate appropriate attire selection to match workplace needs.
- Analyze the organizational components of a learning activity including: group size, environment policies and procedures.
- Demonstrate respectful communication practices.
- Design a drill or activity for a target audience independently.
- Implement a learning activity.
- Reflect on the successes and short-comings of an implemented activity.
This is a mastery/non-mastery course based on the following components of assessment.
The selection of evaluation tools for this course is based upon adherence to Douglas College evaluation policy regarding number and weighting of evaluations, for example a course of three credits or more should have at least three separate evaluations.
The following are presented as sample assessment formats for this course:
- Journal submissions
- Fieldwork evaluation
- Preparation, Participation and Session Leadership
Students must attend all scheduled seminars (meetings), achieve at least a ‘mastery’ level competency (70%) on all assignments, complete 23 fieldwork hours under the supervision of a Site Supervisor or assigned designate and achieve at least a 24/40 rating on 14- point Professional Checklist rated by Site Supervisor to receive credit for this course.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:
Will be decided by course instructors. Potential resources include:
- Fieldwork II course pack
As part of the course, instructors and students may engage in extra-curricular certification processes that overlap with the curriculum of the class. Fees for professional certification, where applicable, will be borne by the student. Potential certifications relating to this course include:
- N.C.C.P. technical certifications
Third-year standing in the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching Program