International Sport Policy Studies University of Tsukuba
This course is designed to provide students overviews of theory and practice in international sport policy. Student will study practical examples of current challenges and possibilities of sport policy in the United Kingdom and Europe, and develop a greater understanding of sport policy process and application through encouraging critical and open mind consideration regarding the validity and "power of sport" by taking two main case studies: (1) Sport for Development and (2) Olympic participation legacies.
Students will gain a global perspective, understand practical knowledge of accepting policy for IDS organization including “goal setting”, “partner involvement”, “evidence based evaluation” and “Autonomous improvement of governance", and develop advanced knowledge of international sport policy that is overcome social development issues and sustainable mega-sports events legacy initiatives.
1. General-propose competence: Knowledge application, Communication and Internationality 2. Degree program competence: Knowledge, analytical skills, and a sense of mission regarding international affairs and policies and global-scale issues,Global perspective and leadership that can be demonstrated in practice and Basic knowledge and practical skills in sports, physical education, and health
The person who has been contacted in advance and aiming to study/ practice on IDS studies and Olympic legacy, and actively discuss various topics related to int’l sport policy studies
This course is assessed by coursework (including attendance and discussion in lectures) and Final presentation. The weighting is 40% coursework, 60% presentation.
Research ethics related to International sport policy studiesThe power and Limit of sportEssential knowledge of policy studiesPolicy and social justiceSignificance of sport policy figureEvidence based policyPolicy Process of Monitoring & EvaluationSignificance of mega-event legacyOlympic legacy discourse (London, Rio, Tokyo)Critical discussion on Int’l sport policyFinal presentation
Online Course Requirement
Nagata Shinichi,Bloyce Daniel
Expect to require "the careful preparations" and "active participation in critical discussion" This lecture will provide as a part of the session of TSI: IDS Module, so need to take "Int'l Sport Policy" at the same time.
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