SL290155-Summer 2024-SCMA*2110 (Kinesiology Program) Research Methods for Kinesiology

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Guelph Humber Programs
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Summer 2024
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
1
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
1
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
A Sessional Lecturer holds a RoFR (i.e., for a particular course) if they have successfully taught the course in the past six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a RoFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system. Also see: What is Right of First Refusal (RoFR)?
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Yes
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
1
Course Details
Course Number: 
SCMA*2110 (Kinesiology Program)
Course Name: 
Research Methods for Kinesiology
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This course is a general introduction to contemporary research methods that are employed in kinesiology and the health sciences. Emphasis will be placed on understanding research design and the scientific method, and how it relates to theory development. Quantitative and qualitative techniques and applications will be discussed. Other topics will include: ethics and politics of health research, the nature of causation and correlation, conceptualization, data characteristics, conventions, and organization, operationalization of variables, development of hypotheses, and sampling techniques. Research examples will be a key aspect of the lectures. -To view course outlines from previous offerings of this course (if available), please visit: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/academic-services/course-outlines IMPORTANT NOTE: The University of Guelph has vaccination and masking policies that may be altered with limited notice depending on COVID-19 circumstances and advice from government, public health authorities, and prevailing science. Currently, the vaccination and masking policy is paused but may resume with little advance notice to address the health risks. Should this occur, vaccinations will be required. You can choose to submit proof of vaccination before your start date (https://uoguel.ph/vaccination-status). The U of G’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy can be found here (https://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/staff-faculty-hr-policies-support-staff/713-covid-19-vaccination-policy). More COVID-related information can be found here, https://www.uoguelph.ca/covid19/covid-info-for-faculty-and-staff. Everyone is encouraged to continue to complete the self-screening in the Humber College’s Guardian App before coming to the University of Guelph-Humber (Humber College campus) each time. More information on coming to campus at the University of Guelph-Humber’s can be found at: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/coming-to-campus. IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING SUMMER 2024 WORK ASSIGNMENTS AND COURSE DELIVERY (FOR SECTIONS LISTED AS IN-CLASS): Should conditions change and requirements are placed on the University and its employees by public health bodies, local, provincial, and federal governments, courses posted as “In-Class” may have to switch to an alternative delivery format (see https://opened.uoguelph.ca/academic-continuity). By applying to this work assignment, you are agreeing to fulfill the duties in the mode of delivery posted and switch as required. The University’s COVID-19 website (https://www.guelphhumber.ca/covid-info) provides important information about campus protocols and guidelines for those working on campus. -Classes held on University of Guelph-Humber campus (Toronto).
Projected Class Enrolment: 
65
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Lecturing
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Instructor may be required to participate in course website training.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Degree: 
Masters related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Quality and or Recent Research activity in areas relevant to the course demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content.
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD related to field
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Candidates should provide in their application evidence of prior teaching experience and teaching success/excellence related to course content, which may include a dossier, teaching philosophy, examples of teaching innovations, course developments, evaluations of previously taught courses (e.g., peer evaluations and/or student feedback), reference letters, and any other relevant information they wish to have evaluated by the selection committee (some documents on file in the department or program, such as UofGH Student Feedback Questionnaires of courses taught on UofG contracts, may also be used). -Evidence of scholarly publications/research.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Section S201: Monday 10:45am - 1:25pm, Thursday 8:55am - 11:35am
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
June 27, 2024 to September 3, 2024
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,758.48 (effective 2022/23)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Posting Email Contact: 
ghadmin@guelphhumber.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Please apply through the online application process only: http://www.uoguelph.ca/sessional_ta/ NOTE: Applications via e-mail will not be accepted. If you have technical issues with the online application, please contact Computing andCommunications Services (CCS)at University of Guelph: Email: 58888help@uoguelph.ca , Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 58888

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SL work assignments are unionized with CUPE3913 and their terms and conditions of work are covered by the Unit 2 Collective Agreement between the University and CUPE 3913 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca).

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