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SPORTS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ANY402 SPORTS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 8 3 3 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 GÜLSÜM HATİPOĞLU ÖZCAN

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to provide the students with the knowledge and skills to prepare the adapted physical activity program that can explain the needs related to the physical activity applications for individuals with special needs.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; The basic concepts of sports for individuals with disabilities, reasons of disability, the characteristics of disabled individuals, the place and importance of sports in the education of disabled youth, motor skills tests, competitions for disabled people, physical activity programs for the disabled and sports activities for different groups of disability.

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

Define concepts related to sport activities that are implemented for individuals with special needs.
Describe the role and importance of sports in the education of disabled individuals.
Explain different types of disability and their characteristics.
Describe the sports organizations for the disabled in the world and Turkey.
Apply physical activities appropriate to the characteristics of the disability group.
Apply motor skills tests for individuals with special needs.
Examine the characteristics of physical activity and sports activities that are applied to individuals with special needs.
Prepare a physical activity program for individuals with special needs.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - General descriptions about the course, basic concepts related with the course, reasons of disability, numbers in world and in Turkey Narration, question-response method
2 Reading book chapters related with the subject The characteristics of disabled people, place and importance of sports in the education of the disabled youth Narration, question-response discussion method
3 Reading book chapters related with the subject Classification of disabilities and adaptation of physical activity practices for disabled individuals Narration, question-response discussion method
4 Literature review and preparing of presentation Hearing impaired individuals and adapted physical activity practices Narration, question-response method, applied group study
5 Literature review and preparing of presentation Orthopedically disabled individuals and adapted physical activity practices Narration, question-response method, applied group study
6 Literature review and preparing of presentation Visually impaired individuals and adapted physical activity practices Narration, question-response method, applied group study
7 Literature review and preparing of presentation Individuals with mental disability and adapted physical activity practices Narration, question-response method, applied group study
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review and preparation of presentations, review of web page of Federation of Individuals with Disability Competitions for the participation of people with disabilities, competition organizations Narration, question-response method, applied group study
10 Literature review and preparing of presentation Motor skill tests applied for individuals with special needs Narration, question-response method, applied group study
11 Literature review and preparing of presentation Disabled Olympics, Paralympic games and student presentations Narration, question-response method, applied group study
12 Literature review and preparing of presentation Aspects to consider while selecting the appropriate sports for individuals with special needs and student presentations Narration, question-response method, applied group study
13 Review of sample programs Physical fitness programs for individuals with disabilities and student presentations Narration, question-response method
14 Visual and written literature review Sports activities for different disability groups and student presentations Narration, question-response method
15 Visual and written literature review Final Examination Preparation Narration, question-response method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Kafa, N. ve Atalay Güzel, N. (2016). Engellilerde Spor Ve Sınıflandırma. Gazi Kitapevi, Ankara.
Özer, S.D. (2013). Engelliler İçin Beden Eğitimi ve Spor. Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Özdağ, S. ve Kürkçü, R. (2005). Engellilerde Beden Eğitimi ve Spor. Nadir Kitap, İstanbul.
Thomas, N. ve Smith, A. (2008). Disability, Sport and Society. Routledge, England.

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.
3
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.
5
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.
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.
2
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.
4

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.
3

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.
3
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.
2

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.
3
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.
5
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 8 3 24
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 3 2 6
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 40 0 100
Total Workload of the Course Unit 100
Workload (h) / 25.5 3,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 4,0