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MANIPUR UNIVERSITY

CANCHIPUR: IMPHAL

 

ADMISSION NOTICE

Dated, the 7th October, 2019

 

No.MU/3-106/ADM-ADV SPORTS/Aca/19/956: Applications in prescribed form are invited for admission into Certificate Course in Adventure Sports (2 moonths course) for the session 2019-2020 (intake 50 seats)

 

Eligibility: Candidates who has passed Senior Secondary School Exam (10+2) from any recognised School Board or any other Equivalent Examination will be eligible for admision.

 

Application forms can be obtained from the Form Counter on payment of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred) at the Cash Counter upto 2.00 p.m. on all working days. The filled in application forms should be submitted to the co-ordinator, (Dr. L. Santosh Singh) PESS Department along with educational certificates.

 

IMPORTANT DATELINES:

DATE OF ISSUE OF FORM

07-10-2019

LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF FORM

17-10-2019

AGE LIMIT

18-45 Years

COMMENCEMENT OF CLASS

21-10-2019

 

SCOPE: Adventure Sports Coach, Adventure Sports Instructor, Adventure Sports Trainer, Adventure Park, Administrator, Trekking and Tour Leader Guide, Rescuer, Adventure Tour Organiser, operator, Disaster Management.

 

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(S. Buddhabati Devi)

Assistant Registrar/Aca


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1. Admission Notice for Certificate Course in Adventure Sports (2 months course) 2019-2020

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Curriculum for the Certificate Course in Adventure Sports (2 Months Course)

Under aegis of The Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Manipur University: Canchipur

 

Co-ordinator

Dr. Laishram Santosh Singh

Assistant Professor (2)

Department of Physical Education and Sports Science

Manipur University: Canchipur

 

 

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN ADVENTURE SPORTS

 

  1. Name of the course: Certificate Course in Adventure Sports

  2. General Objectives of the Course: To enable the student:

  1. To become competent and committed professionals willing to perform the identified tasks.

  2. To use competencies and skills needed for becoming an effective adventure instructor.

  3. To inculcate rational thinking and scientific temper among the students.

  4. To develop critical awareness about the social realities among the students.

  5. The objective of this course is to provide students with a supervised professional experience within an adventure sports setting under the direction of a supervisor at that site.

  6. To build up confidence, courage and character through adventure sports.

  7. To create and foster amongst the students of Universities (a spirit of team work)

  8. To promote adventurism to the students of the Manipur University and State.

  9. To promote adventure sports facilities in the Campus of Manipur University.

  10. Organizing workshop, Training Programme, Awareness Programme related to adventure sports activities in land, air, and water sports for the youth across the state.

  11. Motivating youth to participate in various sports and activities by giving them various opportunities and platform.

 

  1. Scope and Career Opportunities:

  1. Adventure Sports Coach

  2. Adventure Sports Instructor

  3. Adventure Sports Trainer

  4. Adventure Park, Administrator

  5. Trekking and Tour Leader Guide

  6. Rescuer

  7. Adventure Tour Organizer, Operator

  8. Disaster Management

 

  1. Duration of the Course: The duration of the course shall be of two (2) months. The dates for commencement and conclusion of the course shall be fixed by the University authorities.

  2. Eligibility: The Selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the following eligibility criteria: Education Qualification: Any Candidate who has passed Senior School Exam 10 +2 from recognized School Board/ State Board or any Other Equivalent Examination will be eligible for the admission to the Certificate Course in Adventure Sports.

  3. Seat Available: Seats capacity will be 50 intake (maximum).

  4. Age Limit: 18 to 45 years as on the time of admission.

  5. Course Structure:

  1. The Certificate Programme is of two (2) months for regular programme. The medium of instruction shall be English and Hindi. The students are allowed to write the answers in respective languages as offered in the examinations.

  2. The programme consists of the following types of courses:

    • Theory

    • Practicum

  1. Academic Information: The Details of about theory subjects & practical skills of Certificate Course in Adventure Sports are as follows.

  • Theory:

      • Introduction to Adventure Sports

      • Management of Adventure Sports

    • Practicum:

      • Practicum of Adventure Sports

      • Project

  1. Method of Instruction:

  • Theory: Through Lectures, Discussion, Seminar, Paper readings, projects, films / video analysis, instructional work, assignment, term papers, book review, etc.

  • Practical: Participation in practical classes, planning for adventure sports, etc.

  1. Examinations:

  • There shall be one final exam at the end of certificate programme. A candidate who does not pass the Certificate Examination He / she shall be permitted to appear in next academic sessions from the date of admission to certificate programme.

  • The dates for examinations shall be fixed by the University authorities.

  • To pass, a candidate must obtain at least 50% marks separately in each subject / area.

  • The Theory examination will be conducted in the University campus and Practical Examination will be at feasible place.

 

  1. Attendance: A student of Certificate course requires minimum 80% attendance to be eligible for appearing in the examination. Students who have 79% to 70% of attendance shall apply for condonation in the prescribed form with the prescribed fee along with the Medical Certificate. Students who have below 70% of attendance are not eligible to appear for the examination.

  2. Woman Candidates: Married woman is also eligible for admission. In case, a woman candidate conceives during the course, she will have to discontinue her studies. She can join back in the next academic session.

  3. Scheme of Examination:

 

Subject Code

Name of Subjects

Internal Assessment

End Course

Assessment

Maximum Marks

Minimum

Pass Marks

CCAS-101

Introduction to Adventure Sports

25

75

100

50

CCAS-102

Management of Adventure Sports

25

75

100

50

CCAS-103

Practicum of Adventure Sports

25

75

100

50

CCAS-104

Project

25

25

100

50

TOTAL

 

 

400

200

  1. External Evaluation: Question Paper Pattern: Questions may be drawn on 50 MCQ of 2 marks each or the pattern given below: Each question paper for external evaluation shall have five questions. The pattern will be as follow:

Question No.

Description

Marks

1

Short Notes (Any Five out of Eight questions) (5 Questions of 2 Marks each)

 

10

2

Brief Notes (Any Five out of Seven questions) (5 Questions of 5 Marks each)

25

3

Essay Types (Any Four out of Six Question)

(4 Questions of 10 Marks each)

 

40

TOTAL

75

Note – The paper must be prepared from all included subjects equally marks from each units.

  1. Evaluation:

  • The Performance of a student in certificate course is evaluated in terms of percentage of marks with a provision for conversion to grades. Evaluation of certificate course shall be done by a course end examination.

  • Attendance shall be taken as a component of continuous assessment although the students should have minimum 80% attendance in certificate course. The final examination, which will be written type examination of at least 3 hours duration. The marks to be allotted on the basis of final examination performance. The evaluation of practicum will also be based on final practical examination.

  1. Minimum Passing Standard: The passing minimum for certificate programme is 50% of the 100 marks (i.e. 50 marks).

  2. Grading: Once the marks of the final examinations for each of the courses are available, they will be added. The marks thus obtained will then be graded as per the below table:

Grades / Divisions shall be awarded as follows:

SL. No.

Marks Obtained

Grades

1

80% and above

O

2

70% to below 80%

A

3

60% to below 70%

B

4

50% to below 60%

C

5

Below 50%

FAIL


 

  1. Award of Certificate in Adventure Sports: A candidate shall be awarded certificate in Adventure Sports by the University on successful completion of the course and having passed in both theory and practical separately by securing at least 50% marks in each subject / practical.

 

  1. Fee Structure:

 

Sl.No

Description

Fee in Rupees

1

Admission Fee

1000/-

2

Tuition Fee

2000/-

3

Practical Uniform Fee

1000 /-

4

Examination Fee

300 /-

5

Equipments Fee

500/-

6

Library Fee

200/-

7

Field Work

500 /-

 

TOTAL

5500 /-

 

 

CCAS-101: INTRODUCTION TO ADVENTURE SPORTS 100 Marks/4 Credits

 

ESSENCE OF THE COURSE

This course offers an introduction to Adventure Sports. It aims to develop understanding about adventure sports, its classification, and new trends in adventure sports, training institutes, governing bodies and scope in adventure sports.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this course, the students will be able to

  • Understand the concept of adventure sports and its types.

  • Understand the historical development of adventure sports.

  • Distinguish between adventure and other sports

  • Realization of fear and its role, classify and identify the Training and its Institutes, Federations and Associations.

COURSE CONTENT

Unit – I: Introduction to adventure sports

    1. Definitions and meaning of adventure sports

    2. Classification of adventure sports

    3. History and development of adventure sports

    4. Understanding terrain and geology for adventure sports

Unit – II: Realization of fear, risk and their roles

2.1. Quest for excitement and risk

2.2. Role of fear and its management

2.3. Understanding type of hazards and possible solutions for hazards

2.4. Rational approach for safety

Unit – III: Training Institutes and Governing Bodies

3.1. Knowing national and international governing and regulating bodies into adventure sports and mountaineering.

3.2. Knowing different recognized training institutes in the field of Adventure sports, mountaineering and their courses.

3.3. Knowing different national and international federations and associations

3.4. Rules, regulation and guidelines

Unit – IV: Standards & Standardization

4.1. Various organizations for standards

4.2. Standards in land adventures sports

4.3. Standards in water sports

4.4. Standards in aero sports

 

 

 

Unit – V: Scope in adventure sports

5.1. Different levels in non-competitive and competitive adventure sports (Recreational, Professional, Extreme Adventure and Competitive)

5.2. Understanding the procedure to achieve different levels, Adventure Sports facility constructor

5.3. Understanding difference between expeditions and competitions, training and tours

5.4. Member/policy making body, operator of disaster and rescue management team

 

TEACHING LEARNING STRATEGIES: The content of the syllabus may be taught by using lecture method, discussion method, quiz method, educational videos, charts and assignment method depending upon the resources and facilities available at the University/Institute/ Department/Colleges.

 

MODE OF TRANSACTION: Laboratory Work/Field Work/Outreach Activities/Project Work/ Vocational Training/Viva/ Seminars/ Term Papers/Presentations/Self- Learning Instructional Material etc.

References:

  • Adventure Sports Coaching, Routledge 2015

  • Barton, Safety, Risk and Adventure in Outdoor Activities, Sage Publications 2006

  • Bob Stremba and Christian A Bisson, Editors, Teaching Adventure Education Theory: Best Practices, Human Kinetics, 2009

  • Fritz Allhoff, Climbing: Because It's There, John Wiley & Sons 2010

  • Mark Wagstaff , Aram Attarian, Technical Skills for Adventure Programming: A Curriculum Guide, Human Kinetics Publishers 2009

  • Matt Berry and Charis Hodgson, Adventure Education: An Introduction, Taylor & Francis 2011

  • Nick Draper Chris Hodgson, Adventure Sport Physiology, John Wiley & Sons Inc

  • R. James Sibthorp, Alan Ewert, Outdoor Adventure Education, Human Kinetics Publishers 2014

 

CCAS-102: Management of Adventure Sports 100Marks/4 credit

 

ESSENCE OF THE COURSE

This course offers an introduction of Management of Adventure Sports. It aims to develop understanding about the adventure sports management, risk management, leadership, facilitation and outdoor program management.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this course, the students will be able to

  • Understand the importance of management theory/analysis for the key aspects of management.

  • Be able to apply management theory to institutional problems and situations.

  • Think as a generalist rather than as a student affairs administrator, registrar, or financial officer. This means thinking at a variety of levels simultaneously -- internal and external forces, across different administrative offices, and from a university-wide perspective. This develops a systems approach and allows for engagement in big picture thinking

  • Learn about different risk and their management.

  • Develop the capacity to work with different education constituencies by understanding the multiple cultures that develop within organizations.

  • Learn about the various external influences that impact educational organizations and the many differences among organizations within postsecondary education.

 

COURSE CONTENT

Unit – I: Introduction to Management of Adventure Sports

1.1. Meaning, need and importance of Management in Adventure Sports

1.2. Functions/Process of Management in Adventure Sports

1.3. Levels of Management in Adventure Sports

 

Unit – II: Risk Management

2.1. Recognizing and analyzing risk, risk and safety Management Plan

2.2. Insurance and responsibility of risk

2.3. Importance of rescue and evacuation in disaster management

 

Unit – III: Resource Management

3.1. Material, Manpower, Equipment and Financial management

3.2. Outdoor Facility Management

3.3. Food and Accommodation for Adventure sports activities

Unit – IV: Communication for outdoor sports

4.1. Understand Communication spectrum, importance of communication in adventure sports and signals & signs for communications

4.2. Communication devices

4.3. Use of communication in emergency & rescue

 

Unit – V: Licensing & Permits

5.1. Licenses in various kinds of adventure sports (Authorities who provides licenses)

5.2. Required permits for adventure sports and Laws for adventure sports

5.3. Responsible Outdoor activates for environment

 

TEACHING LEARNING STRATEGIES: The content of the syllabus may be taught by using lecture method, discussion method, quiz method, educational videos, charts and assignment method depending upon the resources and facilities available at the University/Institute/ Department/Colleges.

 

MODE OF TRANSACTION: Laboratory Work/Field Work/Outreach Activities/Project Work/ Vocational Training/Viva/ Seminars/ Term Papers/Presentations/Self- Learning Instructional Material etc.

 

References:

  • Aram Attarian, Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs, Human Kinetics 2012

  • Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education, Outdoor Program Administration Principles and Practices, Human Kinetics 2012

  • Bruce Martin, Christine Cashel, Mark Wagstaff and Marry Breunig, Outdoor Leadership Theory and Practice, Human Kinetics 2006

  • Simon Priest, Michael A. Gass, Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming, Second Edition, Human Kinetics 2005

  • Wynne Whyman, Outdoor Site and Facility Management, Human Kinetics 2008

 

CCAS-103: PRACTICUM OF ADVENTURE SPORTS 100 Marks/4 Credit

 

ESSENCE OF THE COURSE

This course will enable students to understand the practical aspects related to adventure sports activities.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this course, the students will be able to

  • understand the skills and techniques of concerned opted adventure sports activity

  • understand the use of different techniques of concerned opted adventure sports activity

  • describe the different equipment used for in concerned opted adventure sports activity

  • understand the importance of practical experience of concerned opted adventure sports activity

COURSE CONTENT

  1. Level-1 course in Rock Climbing, Sport Climbing and Trekking & Jungle survival techniques for practical exposure.

  2. Practical exposure of White water Rafting, Kayaking, and Canoeing.

  3. Practical exposure of Para sailing, Para Gliding & Para motor.

  4. Practical exposure of managing/organizing/ adventure sports activities/training.

TEACHING LEARNING STRATEGIES: The content may be taught by using different practical training, lecture method, discussion method, quiz method, educational videos, charts and assignment method depending upon the resources and facilities available at the University/Institute/ Department/Colleges.

 

MODE OF TRANSACTION: Laboratory Work/Field Work/ Outreach Activities/Project Work/ Vocational Training/Viva/ Seminars/ Term Papers/Presentations/Self- Learning Instructional Material etc.

ASSESSMENT RUBRICS Marks: 100

  • End Term Exam (Internal only) Marks: 100

  • Skill/Practical Activity 30% (own choice) + 30% (examiner choice) of total

  • Viva-voce 40% of total

 

CCAS- 104: PROJECT 100 Marks/4Credit

 

ESSENCE OF THE COURSE

This course offers an introduction of making a project on adventure sports. It aims to develop understanding about the projects in the field of adventure sports.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this course, the students will be able to

  • carry out a substantial project in any aspect of adventure sports

  • demonstrate an understanding of the ethical issues associated with practitioner research

  • analyze data and synthesize research findings

  • report research findings in written and verbal forms

  • use research findings for advancement of adventure sports activities

COURSE CONTENT

The write-up should focus on the specific objectives of the project, the methodology used, and the major findings. Regarding title instead of giving a general, topic-like title, be specific and emphasize the explicit nature of the work. The report should be brief, with the number of pages of the main content of the report 20-25 pages. Front matter, appendix, etc. can be extra.

ARRANGING THE CONTENTS: The sequence in which the project report material should be arranged and bound should be as follows:

  • Cover Page & Title Page

  • Bonafide Certificate from the project supervisor(s), counter signed by the Coordinator/ Division or Group Head

  • Declaration by author(s)

  • Abstract

  • Table of Contents

  • List of Symbols, Abbreviations and Nomenclature

  • Chapters

  • Appendices

  • References

 

PAGE DIMENSION AND BINDING SPECIFICATIONS: The dimension of the project report should be in A4 size. The project report should be neatly bound. The cover should be printed in black letters and the text (or font?) for printing should be identical.

 

PREPARATION FORMAT:

  • Cover Page & Title Page – A specimen copy of the Cover page & Title page of the project report.

  • Bonafide Certificate – The Bonafide Certificate shall be in double line spacing Times New Roman using Font Style and Font Size 14. The certificate shall carry the supervisor’s signature and Coordinator signatures are compulsory.

  • Declaration by Student(s) .

  • Table of Contents – The table of contents should list all material following it as well as any material which precedes it. The title page, Bonafide Certificate, and Declaration by Authors may not be included in the Table of Contents, but the page numbers of which are in lower case Roman numbers.

  • List of Symbols, Abbreviations and Nomenclature –Standard symbols, abbreviations etc. should be used.

  • Chapters – The main text will be divided into several chapters and each chapter may further be divided into sections and subsections. Chapters, sections, and subsections should be given appropriate titles. Tables and figures should be placed in the immediate vicinity of the first reference to them. Figure and table numbers should carry their chapter number.

  • The following are suggested chapters and what they could contain. The division into chapters may vary from project to project. The important point is that the report should mainly contain the work accomplished in the project, with a small portion devoted to describing the problem addressed and how others have tackled this or similar problems. The report should be understandable to your classmates. It should have sufficient detail to enable the examiners to assess the validity of the approaches used and the results obtained.

  1. Introduction could contain the following. (i) Brief statement of the problem, (ii) importance/novelty of the problem, (iii) related literature - how others have addressed this or similar problems and the relevant results they obtained, (iv) scope of the project

- Precise idea on what is to be achieved in the work, (v) brief statements on what subsequent chapters contain.

  1. Approach Used: This could be in one or more chapter. It should give the details of the approaches used by the student for arriving at results. The approach could be theoretical, computational, experimental, or a combination of these. The description should be detailed enough to enable someone else with the author's background to use the same approach and get the same results. Detailed part of the description, parameter values used, etc can be presented in Appendices.

  2. Results and Discussion: This could also be in one or more chapters. These chapters include the specific details of data generated and results obtained, in graphical and/or tabular form. Based on the analysis and interpretation of data and results, major findings should be pointed out unambiguously. It should be noted that the findings are to be summarized according to the significance to the stated objectives, and should complement the latter. Detailed aspects can be presented in Appendices.

  3. Conclusions and Recommendations: Conclusions are to be drawn with reference to the previously stated objectives of the project. This should highlight the major results.

Recommendations are often more important than conclusions.

Note: It is very important to draw the figures and prepare the tables yourself. If any figure or table or data or result or opinion is not yours, cite relevant reference. If you do not cite reference in such cases, you will be regarded to have plagiarized/stolen the material. This could lead to punitive action.

  1. Appendices: Appendices may be provided to give supplementary information, which is included in the main text may serve as a distraction and cloud the central theme.

  2. List of References: The listing of references should be typed below the heading “REFERENCES” in the order in which they appear in the work. A typical illustrative list is given below.

 

TYPING INSTRUCTIONS: The imprint on the typed copies should be black in color. One and a half spacing should be used for typing the text, and shall be typed in the Font style ‘Times New Roman’ and Font size 12, unless otherwise stated explicitly.

 

TEACHING LEARNING STRATEGIES: The content of the syllabus may be taught by using lecture method, discussion method, quiz method, educational videos, charts and assignment method depending upon the resources and facilities available at the University/Institute/ Department/Colleges.

MODE OF TRANSACTION: Laboratory Work/Field Work/Outreach Activities/Project Work/ Vocational Training/Viva/ Seminars/ Term Papers/Presentations/Self- Learning Instructional Material etc.

ASSESSMENT RUBRICS Marks: 100

  • End Term Exam (Internal only) Marks: 100

  • Project File 50% of total

  • Presentation 30% of total

  • Viva-voce 20% of total