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Eduprof Expertmeeting 14-15 April 2011 Groningen...

Eduprof Expertmeeting 14-15 April 2011 Groningen

Workshop Applied Sports Sciences

General presentation of the educational programs at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium by Bas de Geus

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    Educational Programs at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel Educational Programs at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel Presentation Transcript

    • Educational Programs
      Bas de Geus
      PhD, doctor-assistant
      Department of Human Physiology and Sports Medicine
      VrijeUniversiteitBrussel
      4/14/2011
    • Please describe structure of academic programs (degrees (Bachelor, Master), # of years)
      Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Movement Sciences (model trajectory: 3 yrs):
      • Day student or work student
      • Short BScprogrammes (for students with professional BSc)
      Master of Science in Physical Education and Movement Sciences (model trajectory: 2 yrs)
      • Day student or work student
      Postgraduate Sport, Economy and Communication (1 yr)
      Expert Class in Professional Sportmanagement
      Phd (average 5 yrs)
      EDUPROF expert meeting
      4/14/2011
    • Please describe for which professional field your program is preparing the students (1)
      Physical Education & Movement Sciences:
      Fitness & Health:
      Fitness- or health care sector: sportive training of elderly, obese, children…
      Diploma ‘Fitnessdeskundige’ (Personal Trainer)
      Sports management:
      Organizer of sports events, manager in sports federation, sports administrator or promoter
      Diploma ‘Sports administrator’
      Training & Coaching:
      Trainer or coach
      Diploma ‘Trainer B’ or ‘Trainer A’
      Education – Certified diploma of Teacher, higher secondary education:
      Physical education or biomedical sciences
      Medical or pharmaceutical representative
      Scientific Research (common for 1,2,3 and 4)
      EDUPROF expert meeting
      4/14/2011
    • Please describe for which professional field your program is preparing the students (2)
      Educational programs in physiotherapy:
      BSc and MSc in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
      • Geriatric rehabilitation
      • Neurological rehabilitation
      • Physiotherapy of patients with internal disorders
      • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
      • Manual therapy
      • Sports physiotherapy
      • Education – Certified diploma of Teacher, higher secondary education
      EDUPROF expert meeting
      4/14/2011
    • Please describe amount of credit hours dedicated to research coursework (Physical education and movement sciences)
      Research methodology in movement sciences (2nd Bachelor – 4 credits)
      Research, statistics and informatics (3rd Bachelor – 6 credits)
      Masters thesis part 1 – (1st Master – 10 credits)
      Masters thesis part 2 – (2nd Master – 14 credits)
      EDUPROF expert meeting
      4/14/2011
    • Please describe to which extent research components/course work plays a role in the educational program
      BSc and MSc educational programs are by definition composed of scientific based education contents
      A research component is present in many courses/ in almost every course
      EDUPROF expert meeting
      4/14/2011
    • Please describe how end-terms, related to research, are defined.
      ‘Researcher’ is one of the roles of the competence profile
      Pleasedescribehow these end-terms are reached
      Elements of the competenceprofile and the way of examination are comprised in the content description of the courses
      EDUPROF expert meeting
      4/14/2011
    • Please describe in which years of the program research courses are offered (form and content of courses)
      Research courses in Ba and Ma-program, (cfr. previous slides).
      Especially 24 credits of the master thesis
      EDUPROF expert meeting
      4/14/2011
    • Please describe future plans / developments
      Introduction of a 2 years masters program of physical education and movement sciences in Flanders (actually a one year master)
      Increase Internationalization @ home and abroad.
      EDUPROF expert meeting
      4/14/2011