Provides a foundation for understanding the socio-cultural domain that underlies the sport of surfing. In doing so, it serves as an introduction to the historical, philosophical and sociological basis of surfing and examines surfing from a variety of cultural contexts. This will enable students to practice the professional management of surfing within a diversity of groups.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate critical and reflective thinking skills in the analysis of surfing in a variety of cultural contexts||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|2||discuss the causes and impact of some of the dysfunctional aspects of surfing||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||identify and explain the major issues behind the history, philosophy and sociology of surfing performance and participation||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||analyse the major socio-cultural issues in surfing||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||explain the significance of the evolving surf culture to broader cultures and identify the positive and negative impacts that surfing has on those cultures.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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