AP5812: Coaching and the Coaching Context

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 15, Max 25.
Pre-requisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Teaching Period(s): Semester 1.
Teaching Methods: 24hr(s) Lectures (/Demonstrations/Role Play)
Module Co-ordinator: Prof John C Mccarthy, School of Applied Psychology.
Lecturer(s): Staff, School of Applied Psychology.
Module Objective: Provide participants with a strong foundation in the coaching domain.
Module Content: Background, History, Coaching qualities, skills and competencies.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Define Coaching.
  • Outline the history of Coaching.
  • Be familiar with coaching qualities, skills and competencies.
  • Distinguish between coaching, counselling, mentoring and training.
  • Acknowledge the benefits of coaching.
  • Identify the principles of coaching.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 2,500 word reflective assignment that demonstrates evidence of reading).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
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 (as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

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