Olympic Movement Studies University of Tsukuba
In this class, we will learn the history and develompmet of Olympic (and Paralympic) Movement and discuss the future. Especially, we focus on the difinition of the Olympic Movement, the process of Olympic Movement in Japan, the Olympic Movement beyond Tokyo 2020, etc. The topics of the Paralympics are also treated.
In this course, students will learn the current Olympic and Paralympic Movement and examine current issues and existing challenges of the movement.
Students will be expected to have completed an investigation of the Olympic and Paralympic Movement and the Olympic Idea as it relates to their own respective country/community.
Attendance: Short report (related to each class) Final grade will be determined by the short reports and final assignment. Final assignment (report) will be an important component of students' final grade.
Online synchronous courses may be adopted depends on the situation. Online Tool: Manaba, MS Teams (MS stream) Materials or information will be disseminated through manaba. Short reports will be tasked after every class. Final assignment will be tasked after the 10th class for submission by the end of December.Week 1-3: The Olympic Movement by IOC (by Dr. OBAYASHI) Week 4-5: The Perspective of Japan and Asia (by Dr. OBAYASHI) Week 6-7: The Paralympic Movement by IPC (by Dr. SAWAE) Week 8-9: The Olympic and Paralympic movement, Sport and Art (by Dr. OTA) Week 10: Discussion
Online Course Requirement
Sawae Yukinori,Obayashi Taro
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