Accessibility Statement for Exploring contemporary issues in sport and exercise (E314)
Mode of study
Most of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images; audio and video clips (all with transcripts/subtitles); diagrams; interactive media; animations; and multiple-choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials are provided for some module content.
This module provides online learning events. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.
Working with others
You may be required to work with other students. This may include looking at, and commenting on, others’ work and reflecting on others’ comments on your work.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain a considerable number of diagrams and photographs. Reading and interpreting these is an important part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.
You may be required to search for, and make use of, third-party material online. Alternatives for required/assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the learning outcomes of the module.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system. One assignment is in the format of a presentation. The module also has interactive computer-marked assignments completed online, and an end-of-module assessment submitted online.
You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.
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All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.