Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student:
-gets acquainted with different methods for teaching sports activities with motor skills as a base.
-can actively search and use approriate material for instruction practising.
-learns to evaluate his/her own and others teaching
-learns to give and take and also constructively work with feedback.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to instruct in different kinds of sports activities starting from an ordered case both indoors and outdoors and to critically evaluate his/her own activity and the goals reached in the case.

Course contents

Instruction practising: Health promotive indoor activities 50 %.
Instruction practising: Health promotive outdoor activities 50 %.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended or required reading

Literature will be given at the beginning of the course.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 5 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 60 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 8 hours
  • Project work and productions - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 30 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 60 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 73 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions


Vaappo Marko


Vienola Riitta

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2010-04-30 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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