Module title: Communication & Game Management

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES11125
Module leader: Duncan Mascarenhas
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Relating the latest research to your own verbal and non-verbal skills you will learn about players’ strategies to influence you, your typical conflict management style (Thomas-Kilmann, 1976) and develop a framework for assessing and developing your own game management skills. Emerging literature in human interactions, social justice, psychology and sports officiating research will guide you to effectively reflect upon how to sell decisions with confidence and develop a range of strategies for managing difficult players.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate extensive detailed and critical knowledge of a range of player types and strategies adopted to influence interactions with sports officials.

LO2: Critically appraise models of verbal communication & conflict management in relation to your own performance.

LO3: Demonstrate a critical understanding of effective and ineffective non-verbal communication patterns in officiating performance.

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