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GENERAL GYMNASTIC PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY115 GENERAL GYMNASTIC 1 3 2 4

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 Lecturer YUSUF CÜCELER

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: Objectives of this course are to have the students identify the characteristics of general gymnastics; to have the students learn the basic skills in order to develop motoric characteristics like body awareness, balance, agility, quickness, hand-eye coordination and flexibility; to gain the habit of cooperation; to gain skills with carriable equipment; to make individual and paired movements in comformity with the music; to create a scenario and demonstrate it in a coreography.
Contents of the Course Unit: Body awareness, balance, agility, quickness, hand-eye coordination and flexibility, simple gymnastic movements, rope jumps, paired movements, rhythmic movements, individual and group gymnastic coreography.

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

Define the concepts related with Gymnastics.
Summarize the historical development of the gymnastics.
Explain the properties of gymnastics specific tools.
Apply the movements and postures of basic gymnastics.
Apply the order exercises and movements with prompts.
Apply rhythmic steps specific to the general gymnastics.
Apply the basic techniques and skills of the gymnastics.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction, providing information about the content of the course, basic concepts specific to the field of gymnastics and history of gymnastics Narration, question-response and demonstration method
2 Literature review Basic motor skills and warm-up exercises in gymnastics Narration, demonstration method and applied group work, pair studies
3 Video viewing Warm-up principles in gymnastics and practices of the preparation elements; (animal walks) Narration, demonstration method and applied group work
4 Video viewing Staged application exercises of forward roll and backward roll movements Narration, demonstration method and individual work
5 Video viewing Open stretch, forward and backward roll, closed stretch forward and backward roll movement techniques and application exercises Narration, demonstration method and individual work
6 Video viewing Handstand movement and staging techniques and application exercises Narration, demonstration method and individual work
7 Competition viewing and interpretation Examination of gymnastics competitions in past Olympic games Narration, question-response and demonstration method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Competition viewing and interpretation Mid-term Examination Preparation Narration, demonstration method and individual work
10 Visual and written literature review Loop movement and staged application exercises Narration, demonstration method and individual work
11 Visual literature review and video viewing Cardville movement and staged application exercises Narration, demonstration method and individual work
12 Video viewing Dolphin roll movement and staged application exercises Narration, demonstration method and individual work
13 Examination of sample exercise programs related with the subject Training program preparation methods specific for Gymnastics Narration, question-response and demonstration method
14 Visual and written literature review Model movements in Formations Practice studies Narration, demonstration method and applied group work, pair studies
15 Video viewing Preparation for final examination Narration, demonstration method and individual work
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Mitchell, D., Davis, B. ve Lopez, R. (2002). Teaching Fundamental Gymnastics Skills. Human Kinetics, US.
Suveren, S. ve Suveren, S. (2010). Artistik Cimnastik Öğretim Metotları (Bayanlar- Erkekler). Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara.
Demir, M. (2005). Atletizm Koşular, Atmalar, Atlamalar. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara.
Mengütay, S. (1998). Artistik Cimnastik Temel Teknik Hareketlerin Öğretim Yöntemleri ve Yardım şekilleri. Tutibay, Ankara.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Final Exam 1 60
TOTAL 2 100
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.
3
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
3

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.
2
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.
2

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.
1
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.
3
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.
3

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.
5

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.
4
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
5
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
5

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.
5

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.
4
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.
2
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.
4
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 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
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 4 4 16
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 4 4 16
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 37 0 102
Total Workload of the Course Unit 102
Workload (h) / 25.5 4
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 4,0