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INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS SCIENCE PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY101 INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS SCIENCE 1 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. ÖMER FİKRİ ERALP

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to help students gain the knowledge and skill to discuss the basic organizational problems related to the management sciences, to explain the methods of analyzing the problems and to interpret the data obtained about the different study subjects related with contemporary management.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; Development of management sciences, Management and organization concepts, definitions of leadership and manager and their characteristics, Classical, neoclassical and modern management theories, Selected topics in contemporary management; Management functions: Planning, Organizing, Execution, Coordination, Auditing.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Describe the basic concepts related with management sciences.
Summarize and discuss the developmental process of management science.
Examine the functions of the management process and relate these functions with each other.
Discuss basic organizational issues related to the management sciences and explain methods for resolving problems.
Examine and interpret different study issues related to contemporary management understanding.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Definition of management, its meaning, management thought and process, historical development Narration, question-response discussion method
2 Reading book chapters related with the subject Management levels, basic concepts of manager and leadership, skills, roles and characteristics Narration, question-response discussion method
3 Literature review, case study review Classical Management Approach: Scientific Management Approach and examination of case study analysis results Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
4 Literature review, case study review Classical Management Approach: Management processes, bureaucracy approaches and examination of case study analysis results Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
5 Literature review, case study review Neo-Classical Management Approach: Its foundations and the developed models and examination of case study analysis results Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
6 Reading book chapters related with the subject Modern Management Approaches: System approach Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
7 Reading book chapters related with the subject Modern Management Approaches: Contingency Approach Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading book chapters related with the subject Management Functions: Planning Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
10 Literature review and preparing of presentation Management Functions: Organization and assessment of student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
11 Literature review and preparing of presentation Management Functions: Direction and Coordination and assessment of student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
12 Literature review and preparing of presentation Management Functions: Auditing and assessment of student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
13 Summarizing articles related with the subject Modern management approaches, selected issues: Information Management, Brand Management Narration, question-response and discussion method
14 Summarizing articles related with the subject Modern management approaches, selected issues: Conflict Management, Crisis Management, Risk Management Narration, question-response and discussion method
15 Summarizing articles related with the subject Modern management approaches, selected issues: Diversity Management, Reputation Management, Change Management Narration, question-response and discussion method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Tortop, N., İsbir E.G., Aykaç, B., Yayman, H., Özer, M.A. (2017). Yönetim Bilimi. Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, Ankara
Bateman, T.S., Snell S.A., Hill, M. (2017). Yönetim. Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, Ankara
Parlak, B. (2016). Yönetim Bilimi ve Çağdaş Yönetim Teknikleri. Beta Basım Yayınları, İstanbul
Yıldız, M.L., Saruhan, S. (2013). Çağdaş Yönetim Bilimi. Beta Basım Yayınları, İstanbul
Özer, M. A. (2011). 21. Yüzyılda Yönetim ve Yöneticiler. Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, Ankara

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
4

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
2
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
3
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
1

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
0
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
1
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
1
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
4
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
4
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
3
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
4
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
5
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
0

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 1 3 3
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 9 4 36
Mid-Term Exam 6 4 24
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 5 5
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 0 150
Total Workload of the Course Unit 150
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0