Singapore University of Social Sciences

Adapted Physical Education and Sport (BSE205)

Applications Open: 01 October 2019

Applications Close: 30 November 2019

Next Available Intake: January 2020

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Education

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

BSE205 Adapted Physical Education and Sport is designed to provide students with the applied knowledge of how physical education and sport may be adapted or modified to address the unique needs of individuals with different disabilities. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the processes involved in proposing different Individualised Education Plans (IEPs) for individuals with different disabilities. This process will enable physical educators to develop measureable goals and objectives which are reflective of the instructional content of adapted physical education and sport.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January

Topics

  • Introducing Adapted Physical Education and Sports
  • Types of adapted games
  • Understanding the unique needs of different disabilities
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Learning (developmental) disabilities
  • Sensory disabilities
  • Physical disabilities
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating adapted programmes
  • Types of motor and fitness assessments
  • Designing Individualised Education Plan (IEP)
  • Managing behaviours of individuals with different disabilities
  • Applying instructional strategies for individuals with different disabilities

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the meaning of adapted physical education and sport including the inclusive practices for individuals with different disabilities.
  • Explain the causes and characteristics of different disabilities.
  • Identify appropriate tools for the assessment of motor skills and physical fitness for students with different disabilities.
  • Interpret the implications of different disabilities in adapted programme organisation and behavior management.
  • Select appropriate instructional strategies for individuals with different disabilities.
  • Determine suitable schools, community agencies, resources, related services and supplementary aids for the unique learning needs of individuals with different disabilities.
  • Modify the programmes for adapted physical education and sport to manage the unique learning needs of students with different disabilities.
  • Examine different motor skill and physical fitness assessment tools to measure and evaluate the outcomes of adapted programmes.
  • Prepare Individualised Educational Plan (IEP) including the goals and objectives for the unique needs of individuals with different disabilities.
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