AD5004: The Skilled Coach

Credit Weighting: 15
No. of Students: Min 15, Max 24.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 and 2 and 3.
Teaching Methods: 16hr(s) Lectures; 40hr(s) Other (supervision on Coaching Practice); 8hr(s) Other (Presentations)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: To give the participant experience of using coaching in the work place, voluntary sector or community through reflective practice improving their skills and approaches.
Module Content: Life/Business Coaching.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Coach from a life/business perspective
  • Develop a coaching philosophy
  • Create a Coaching developmental programme
  • Explore, apply and critically reflect upon coaching skills and qualities, demonstrating the ability to select and integrate coaching tools and techniques in coaching interventions.
  • Evaluate and critique their own coaching interventions and skills development through personal reflection.
  • Demonstrate ability to coach people from A-B.
Assessment: Total Marks 300: Continuous Assessment 300 marks (1 x 3,000 word reflective portfolio, 200 marks; Class Presentation, 100 marks).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment. 40 hours coaching log.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated.

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