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Area/Catalogue
SPRC 1007

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
008642

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course will enable students to study the process of program planning that is used to implement recreation and sport events. Students will work in small teams to apply the theory, knowledge and skills in a practical setting.

Course content

This course will introduce concepts of program planning and event management applicable to the recreation and sport industry. Students will focus on a Recreation Programming Model exploring concepts of leisure theory, program creation, group work environments, budgeting, promotion, scheduling and evaluation. The course involves eight weeks of theory, delivered in lectures and explored further in workshops. For the remaining weeks, students will work in teams to plan, implement and evaluate an event for a host organisation.

Textbook(s)

Rossman, J & Schlatter, B 2019, Recreation Programming: Designing, Staging and Managing the Delivery of Leisure Experiences, 8th edn, Sagamore Publishing, Illinois.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 8 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 7 weeks
Group Placement 50 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Offshore 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Test N/A 30% 1.5 hours
Continuous assessment 900 words 20% N/A
Group project 2200 words/ student 50% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Test N/A 30% 1.5 hours
Continuous assessment 900 words 20% N/A
Group project 2200 words/ student 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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