This field work experience provides the student with the opportunity to implement and reflect on the success of a learning activity and gain personal competence in a supervised physical activity setting.
- Introduction to placement
Roles and responsibility analysis
- Workplace behaviours
- Planning and preparation
- Leadership expectations
Collaborative drill design
- Group size
- Policies and Procedures
- Execution principles
- Rhythm and timing
- Adjustments and variations
- Gathering information
- Information analysis
- Appropriate attire
- Respectful communication
- Self-regulation and motivation
- Social awareness
- Leveraging diversity
- Social skills
Methods of Instruction
- Discussion groups
- Practical application
- Field observation
- Self-study via print or online materials
- Reading assignments
- Online discussion groups
- Instructor tutoring
Means of Assessment
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.
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.
Third-year standing in the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching Program
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system.
A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.
For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.
If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.