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On completion of this module students should be able to: 1. Demonstrate safe, basic competency in specific solo Tai Chi and Qigong exercises. 2. Demonstrate a knowledge of biomechanics related to Tai Chi/Qigong exercises. 4. Present relevant literature accurately, concisely and coherently. 5. Critically evaluate literature relevant to the evidence base for Tai Chi/Qigong exercises. 6. Demonstrate an understanding of the physical and psychological effects of Tai Chi/Qigong exercises.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Practical Examination: This is a participatory activity, with assessment of skill in the demonstration of specified Tai-Chi/Qigong exercises (videoed) around week 9.||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Presentation: This end-of-trimester online/oral presentation (with submission of supporting AV material) is based on critical appraisal of scientific and background literature underpinning Tai Chi/Qigong||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Attendance: Attendance and participation in online/practical sessions is essential. Any or all sessions/classes liable for attendance/participation assessment.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Practical Examination: This is a participatory activity, with assessment of skill in the demonstration of specified Tai-Chi/Qigong exercises (videoed) following week 12.||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Individual and group feedback is offered verbally throughout the trimester in the classes. The grades of the week 9 practical (14% of module weight) are posted within Brightspace (identified by student numbers) as soon as possible, well in advance of the end-of-trimester practical - students may request individual feedback on this before the final practical (56% weight).
|Dr Alan Peatfield||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|