PEMJ 556

PEMJ 556: Teaching for Skill Acquisition
3.0 SH

This is an advanced course examining the process of skill acquisition. It is aimed at practitioners (e.g. educators, coaches, therapists) who want to better understand how humans learn motor skills, and how to facilitate this process. Students explore theories of skill acquisition and examine research evidence of best practice for learners in varying periods of development. They integrate this knowledge with practical methods applicable to teaching and coaching settings. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: An undergraduate course in motor learning.