EDUO 9725: Good Teams and Character Go Hand In Hand

Instructor: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer

Course Description

We have always known that outstanding teams have great character, but what is character? How do we develop character in our athletes? How important is character in great teams? This class will examine what character is and how to help athletes develop it. You will explore how effective oral communications, collaborative and interpersonal skills can help infuse a team with character that will make your community proud.

Required Text: Successful Coaching-4th Edition by Rainer Martens, Human Kinetics; (February 17, 2012)

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will have had the opportunity to:

  • Examine and define character.
  • Examine and define sportsmanship.
  • Personalize and develop strategies to help build good character and sportsmanship in student/athletes.

Grading Rubric

Exemplary: A+ to A- Acceptable: B+ to B Unacceptable:
Must be resubmitted
All assignments are complete
and accurate.
All assignments are complete
and accurate.
Assignments are incomplete and/or contain inaccurate or inappropriate responses.
All assignments are reflective,
thoughtful, clearly identifiable
and relevant.
All assignments are complete,
identifiable and relevant.
Assignments are not complete
and/or irrelevant.
Overall appearance is very well organized and free of spelling and/or grammatical errors. Overall appearance is generally organized with limited spelling and/or grammatical errors. Overall appearance shows little organization and has spelling and/or grammatical
errors. Difficult to read.
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Instructor: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer