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SKI I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY244 SKI I 4 3 2 5

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 : Elective
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

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: Objective of the course is to help students gain the ability to apply the basic techniques of field specific skills using the materials and equipments of Skiing.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include basic concepts related to skiing, history of skiing, winter olympics, ski competitions and competition rules, ski resorts, general characteristics of ski resorts and basic safety rules of ski resorts, basic skiing materials, risks and first aid in skiing sports, types of training in skiing, walking with ski, straight-slip, braking exercises, simple turn, snow plow, snow plow turn, basic parallel turn, slope slip, side slip, turn towards mountain and detained turn.

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 skiing
Summarize the historical development of the skiing
Explain the safety rules of ski resorts.
Explain the rules of Skiing competitions and apply these.
Apply basic first aid techniques to possible accidents in skiing applications.
Use technical material and equipment for Skiing.
Apply basic techniques specific to Skiing

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Information about the purpose and content of the course and basic information about Skiing. Narration, question-response method
2 Reading book chapters related with subject Historical development of Skiing Narration, question-response method
3 Literature review General information about winter Olympics and sports branches in winter Olympics Narration, question-response method
4 Turkey Ski Federation website review Ski competitions and Ski competition rules Narration, question-response discussion method
5 Turkey Ski Federation website review General features of ski slopes Narration, question-response discussion method
6 Turkey Ski Federation website review Ski resorts, ski resort safety rules Narration, question-response and demonstration method
7 Turkey Ski Federation website review Introduction of ski equipment Narration, question-response and demonstration method
8 Literature review and video viewing Risks and first aid in skiing Narration, question-response and demonstration method
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 Video viewing and interpretation Risks in skiing and first aid application studies Narration, question and answer, demonstration method
11 Examination of sample training models Special training methods for skiing; Straight-slip, braking exercises, simple turn and application studies Question and answer, demonstration method and individual studies
12 Video viewing Special training methods for skiing; snow plow, snow plow turn, basic parallel turn and application studies Question and answer, demonstration method and individual studies
13 Video viewing Special training methods for skiing; slope slip, side slip, turn towards mountain and detained turn and application studies Question and answer, demonstration method and individual studies
14 Video viewing Walking with ski and application exercises Question and answer, demonstration method and individual studies
15 Video viewing Ski Practice Camp Narration, question and answer, demonstration method, individual study and group studies
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Hines, M. (2015). Skiing Fitness. Bloomsbury Spor, US.
Solomon, C. (2012). Skiing In The Land Of The Almost Right. New Word City, Inc. US.
Read, L., ve Nigg, B. M. (1999). An analysis of hip joint loading during walking, running, and skiing. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 31(1), 131-142.
Jurkovic, D. ve Jurkovic, N. (2005). Skiing: The Technique, Methodology and Training. Graphis d.o.o, Hırvatistan

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40 theoretical examination
Final Exam 1 60 practical examination: assessment of technical skillks
Practice 0 0
Short Exam 0 0
Presentation of Report 0 0
Homework Assessment 0 0
Oral Exam 0 0
Presentation of Thesis 0 0
Presentation of Document 0 0
Expert Assessment 0 0
Computer Based Presentation 0 0
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.
4
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.
4
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.
4

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.
4
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.
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.
5
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.
5
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.
3

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.
1
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.
3
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.
3

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 4 56
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) 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 8 2 16
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 2 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0