On successful completion of the course, the student will
be able to describe the role of sports in society, both in a historic and contemporary perspective
have basic knowledge about various psychological aspects associated with physical activity and performance
have basic knowledge of and experience from learning and teaching in order to be able to plan and conduct sports activities
be able to reflect upon ethical perspectives in sports
Sports in society
from antiquity to contemporary sports history
Norwegian sports history
the Olympic movement
perspective on humanity in sports
ethics and morals
ethical principles in Norwegian sports movement
sports in society
motivation in sports
emotions in sports
the process of competition
the sports group as a social system
teaching- and work methods
practical sports management
the role as a supervisor
Instruction will be given as lectures, practical work, student presentations and seminars.
Estimated student work load is about 270 hours.
Bachelor's students in physical education and sports will have a practice period related to sports activities management at various relevant practice placements for up to two weeks.
Advanced teacher education students will have a ten-day practice period in school.
Please refer to Canvas for details.
Attendance requirements must be met
The advanced teacher education students must have passed their practice period
The discipline students must have passed their practice period and their practice report
Please refer for Canvas for details.
Assessment methods and criteria
A graded 4-hour individual school examination
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.