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Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units.
The unit examines, analyses and evaluates the literature and reporting practices as they relate to the reporting of sport and sport cultures. It canvasses major documentary and database sources, contemporary cultural issues, case studies, sports personalities and institutions across a range of major sports in the South African and African context. The unit explores the use of various technologies in contemporary reporting practices, and critically considers the professional and social implications of sports reporting. Access to certain technology/equipment will be required for this unit.
On satisfactory completion of the unit students should be able to:
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.