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This course provides students the opportunity to develop knowledge and competencies in interpersonal theory specific to Kinesiology, Sport, and/or Recreation settings. Content covered in this course include such topics as effective verbal, non-verbal, and written communication strategies, active listening with patients/clients, reflective practice, managing conflict and difficult conversations, negotiations in the workplace, decision making, leadership, respect for diversity, intercultural competence, self-awareness, collaboration, teamwork and interdisciplinary practice, and generating and synthesizing evidence, and applying ethical principles. This course draws upon previous coursework and integrates theory and practice across course learning activities to apply the course content to the breadth of populations, settings, and career pathways within the field of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation. As a part of the course, students will participate in multiple micro field placements (variable; ~1 - 4 hrs/ week or ~15 -60 hrs/term) with assigned mentors, observing and engaging in interpersonal relations and participating in the planning and implementation of programs as is appropriate. Notes: Classroom/tutorial sessions are variable per week in addition to the micro in field learning experiences. Prerequisite: Successful completion of KRLS 290.