Katie Davies

Assistant Lecturer, Augustana - Social Sciences

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Assistant Lecturer, Augustana - Social Sciences
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kdavies@ualberta.ca

Courses

AUPED 160 - Sociocultural Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity

Introduction to the sociocultural dimensions of sport and physical activity. The course examines a variety of social institutions, processes, issues, and their relationship to sport and physical education in Canada and the United States. Topics include the emergence of modern sport, sport and culture, socialization, class and gender relations, race and ethnicity, government and politics, commercialization, the mass media, schools and universities, drugs and violence.

Fall Term 2020
KIN 320 - Structure and Strategy of Games

A study of similarities and differences in games (sports) through an examination of their specific rules, skills and strategies. Class members will be exposed to experiences at the practical and theoretical levels in the categories of territory, target, field and court games. Prerequisite: Successful completion of a minimum of *30. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 320 or KIN 320.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
KIN 325 - The Study of Games for Children and Youth

An in-depth look at the cognitive, affective and psychomotor development of children and youth as it applies to providing age and developmentally appropriate experiences in games. The focus is on the design, delivery and assessment of quality games for children and youth aged 4 to 15. This course is relevant to those going on to work with children and youth in educational, recreation, and coaching environments. Coursework in childhood development is strongly recommended (eg. KIN 293 or KIN 207). Prerequisite: Successful completion of a minimum of *30. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 325 or KIN 325.

Winter Term 2021
KRLS 371 - Assessment and Evaluation in Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Provides an overview of basic assessment and evaluation principles and their application in the provision of physical activity for children and youth. Designed for individuals who are particularly interested in assessment of movement; this course will encourage critical thought about assessment and evaluation of the movement of children and youth. For the purpose of instruction and evaluation in instructional/coaching/leadership settings. Prerequisites: KIN 207 or 307 and KRLS 207, and successful completion of 30 course credits. Credit will be granted for only one of KRLS 371 or PERLS 371.

Winter Term 2021

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