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Course Details

Course Code: SPHS511 Course ID: 4889 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Critical Thinking in the Sports and Health Industries course will prepare both Sports Management and Sports and Health Science graduate student to address issues associated with critical thinking in these major areas of study. Students will be afforded the opportunity to begin to compile artifacts and signature assignments related to their field of study of Sports Management or Sports and Health Sciences. The course is intended to provide a foundation from which the student may use the knowledge and practices gained in this course throughout the rest of their graduate program.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

  1. Evaluate the elements of critical thinking (evidence, reasoning, fallacy).
  2. Utilize technology to access and organize information in support of research for critical thinking.
  3. Differentiate primary and secondary sources.
  4. Justify arguments and information required to solve real-world problems.
  5. Critique current research articles looking for concerns with errors in reasoning and insufficient evidence.
  6. Learn and apply graduate-writing fundamentals.
  7. Distinguish between deductive and inductive reasoning.
  8. Illustrate an example of each research type.
  9. Develop a central qualitative question, a quantitative research question and/or hypothesis, and a research question used in a mixed methods study.
  10. Construct a scholarly paper integrating each section generated in this class
  11. Explain ethical considerations in research

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

  1. Evaluate the elements of critical thinking (evidence, reasoning, fallacy).
  2. Utilize technology to access and organize information in support of research for critical thinking.
  3. Differentiate primary and secondary sources.
  4. Justify arguments and information required to solve real-world problems.
  5. Critique current research articles looking for concerns with errors in reasoning and insufficient evidence.
  6. Learn and apply graduate-writing fundamentals.
  7. Distinguish between deductive and inductive reasoning.
  8. Illustrate an example of each research type.
  9. Develop a central qualitative question, a quantitative research question and/or hypothesis, and a research question used in a mixed methods study.
  10. Construct a scholarly paper integrating each section generated in this class
  11. Explain ethical considerations in research

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.