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International trends in sports28492/4115/1819/1/45
Study guide

International trends in sports

Academic year 2018-19
Is found in:
  • English programme for Health, Education and Welfare, programme stage 3
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 50,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2018 ()

Organisation of education

Teaching Activities, Learning Activities, Assessment Activities
Lecture20,00 hours
Self-study30,00 hours
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
This course unit
  • can admit a maximum of 5 students.
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under credit contract.
Co-ordinator: Permentier Veerle
Other teaching staff: Bens Ann
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1


The objectives of this course are in line with the programme-specific learning outcomes.


Discussing and practicing different international sport trends and international comparisons between sports trends and sports trends in education.

Order of enrolment

There are no prerequisites for this course.


In the Faculty's educational and examination regulations (FOER) one finds the arrangements regarding prerequisites that apply for this course.

Final objectives

LEARNING OUTCOME 4: Pursue autonomous and lifelong experience-based learning
4.1 Integrate current methods and technology in their own teaching practice

Organisation of education

Lectures with activating elements
Sport lessons
Guest speakers
Guided individual work

Study guidance

Use of electronic learning environment


First examination period
An assignment (100% of the marks)

Cf. EER HoGhent (2018 - 2019) and EER -Faculty Education, Health and Social Work (2018 - 2019)
Presence in the lessons is obliged for the assessment in this training module. A prerequisite for the evaluation, is to attend the scheduled lessons, to participate actively in all the course components, to accomplish the assignments en to respect the given deadlines of these tasks and assignments.

Second examination period
An analogous assignment is organized during the resits (100% of the marks)
Cf. EER HoGhent (2018- 2019) and EER -Faculty Education, Health and Social Work (2018 - 2019)

Study costs

The cost of other required written study material is estimated at around 5,00 euros.
Additional other study material is estimated at around 100,00 euros,
The actual cost will depend on the actual purchase cost of the required equipment,material and compulsory activities in which the students have to participate.

Key words

Teacher training
Physical education, motor development and sports