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Kinesiology & sport management innovator to visit UofM

May 15, 2018 — 

A leading sport and technology expert is coming to the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Douglas A. Brown, Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management is pleased to welcome 
Dr. Tara Magdalinski to speak Tuesday, May 22.

Dr. Magdalinski, Associate Dean for Learning Innovation in the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia will share her knowledge and expertise on teaching and learning in post-secondary education. She has many years experience teaching and providing academic administration to sport studies, 
kinesiology, and sport management programs.

All are welcome to attend Dr. Magdalinski’s presentations.

Looking at Assessment as Learning

9:30 – 11:00 am / 220 Active Living Centre

In this talk, Dr. Magdalinski will propose the advantages of reframing assessment as the main activity of the course rather than as something that runs in parallel to the “content.”

Connecting Curriculum Through Assessment

Noon – 1:30 pm / 220 Active Living Centre (lunch will be served)

Dr. Magdalinski will describe how curriculum can be enriched by coordinating assessment methods throughout the years of a program.  

Bio:

Dr. Tara Magdalinski completed undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Human Movement Studies at The University of Queensland, focusing on the sociological and historical aspects of sport. Following ten years as a founding member of the Faculty of Arts at the University of the Sunshine Coast (1996-2006), she moved to University College Dublin where she served as Head of Subject for Sports Management and the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning in the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science (2007-2016). Tara is currently the Associate Dean for Learning Innovation in the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne Australia (2016-). She has published widely in the area of sports studies, focusing on exploring the interface between performance technologies, nature and the athletic body to try to understand concerns about “unnatural” enhancement and expectations of “authenticity” in sport.

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