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KNPE 473  Sport and Culture  Units: 3.00  
This course draws on critical theories to look at sport in Western cultures. It examines sport's contribution to systems of gender, race, class, sexuality and ability. Topics include sport's relationship to nationalism, media, commodification, globalization, and the environment.
Learning Hours: 120 (36 Seminar, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 or above and registration in the KINE Specialization Plan.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Apply critical approaches to pedagogy and education.
  2. Discuss current social issues and relate these to our own lives.
  3. Recognize sport as both a site of oppression and a tool for social change.
  4. Describe the links between social issues and sport.
  5. Practice advanced reading, writing and oral communication skills for academic and non-academic situations.
  6. Practice strong listening skills.
  7. Apply the art of asking good questions.