Swimming Australia Teacher Unit 3 Exam "Introduction to the Water" by asctaACCREDITATION

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Unit 3 Exam - Introduction to Water

A major factor in learning aquatic skills is time on task.

  • True
  • False

Students will better retain a movement action taught to them if it is taught by...?

  • Passive Manipulation
  • Active Movement
  • Demontration
  • Whole Method

Prior to commencing the first lesson, which of the following is not necessary for a Student to know?

  • What to do if they wish to go to the toilet
  • Where to wait for lessons to begin
  • How to put their face in the water
  • Their teachers expectations

A common sequence for teaching skills in any stroke is ...?

  • Arm stroking, kicking, floating and gliding, breathing, timing
  • Floating and gliding, kicking, arm stroking, timing, breathing
  • Kicking, arm stroking, floating and gliding, , breathing, timing
  • Floating and gliding, kicking, arm stroking, breathing, timing

A Student is likely to learn more in the first 10 lessons than lessons 11 - 20.

  • True
  • False

Which of the following is not a preferred teaching method?

  • Progressive Part
  • Whole
  • Part-Whole
  • Demonstration

Allowing Students to trial a variety of methods is what type of teaching?

  • Demonstration
  • Discovery
  • Whole Teaching
  • Progressive Part

A class watching one swimmer is what type of teaching?

  • Demonstration
  • Discovery
  • Whole Teaching
  • Progressive Part

A class undertaking a series of increasingly more complex tasks is what type of teaching?

  • Demonstration
  • Discovery
  • Whole Teaching
  • Progressive Part

A class taught a series of skills then attempting to put them together is what type of teaching?

  • Part-Whole Teaching
  • Discovery
  • Whole Teaching
  • Progressive Part

Effective learning usually involves...?

  • Information, performance, translation, feedback, modified performance
  • Information, translation, performance, feedback, modified performance
  • Information, feedback, performance, translation, modified performance
  • Information, performance, translation, feedback, modified performance

Information and tasks are remembered better if...?

  • Lots of information is provided
  • The demonstration is complex
  • The information is related to what is already known
  • The Student has no prior experience

Which question would NOT be used to assess the effectiveness of a demonstration?

  • Can all Students see the demonstration?
  • Is the safety of the class maintained?
  • Has the overall ability of the class improved after the demonstration?
  • Can every Student describe what they saw?

Whether a Teacher is in or out of the water for a demonstration will depend on...?

  • A second teacher being available to supervise
  • The complexity of the task
  • The behaviour and safety of the Students
  • Whether all Students are capable of the demonstrated skill

In order for a Teacher to assess an unknown Student's swimming capability a Teacher could...?

  • Get swimmers to dive in and swim across the pool
  • Tell students what they are capable of doing
  • Find out a swimmers prior history by asking parents
  • Set a Langdoerfer water test and observe the outcome of the request

Which of the following is NOT likely to impact upon a Student's willingness to try a new skill?

  • Water temperature
  • The Student's confidence
  • The complexity of the request
  • How soon it is to the lesson finishing

Before entering the water a swimmer should always...?

  • Place a rescue aid a safe distance from the water
  • Know the names of other swimmers around them so they can call for help
  • Tell someone else where they are going swimming
  • Check for submerged objects

When a learner commences lessons, a Teacher could allay their potential fears by...?

  • Forcing the learner to jump in the water
  • Teaching the learner to swim in the deepest part of the pool
  • Providing clear information and simple explanations
  • Not allowing the learner out of the pool until a task is undertaken

Which type of entry requires the swimmer to take a large step out from the edge, leaning forward with the head high and arms outstretched?

  • Dive
  • Stride
  • Step In
  • Compact

Which type of entry requires the swimmer to throw the hands forward, push with the feet, and enter the water fully stretched at a slight angle to the water surface ?

  • Dive
  • Stride
  • Step In
  • Compact

Which type of entry requires the swimmer to take hold of the opposite elbow, whilst the other hand covers the nose and mouth?

  • Dive
  • Stride
  • Step In
  • Compact

Which type of entry requires the swimmer to step away from the edge and stay upright?

  • Dive
  • Stride
  • Step In
  • Compact

Swimming Teachers should teach diving from diving boards

  • True
  • False

Once a learner has been taught how to enter the water the next step must be to teach how to exit the water.

  • True
  • False

Two breaths should be taken when the face is being submerged.

  • True
  • False

Floatation can be experienced by...?

  • Lowering the body into the water
  • Lying on an air mattress in the water
  • Bending over in chest deep water and touching your toes
  • All of the above

For inexperienced swimmers a stationary float is more difficult than a short glide.

  • True
  • False

Some Students will find it easier to float on their back than front first.

  • True
  • False

Stationary Floats should only be attempted after a Student can glide.

  • True
  • False

The depth a swimmer will achieve from a push-off is determined by how low their legs are.

  • True
  • False

When teaching a difficult skill an effective teacher will use...?

  • A whole teaching method
  • Many small progressive steps
  • A white board to explain the theory
  • Discovery learning

Water Safety requires education of...?

  • Students
  • Parents and carers
  • General community
  • All of the above

The option of last resort for would-be rescuers is...?

  • A reach rescue
  • To make physical contact with a person in difficulty
  • A dry rescue
  • Where the rescuer is required to enter the water

Which of the following is NOT necessary for a Teacher to undertake prior to commencement of lessons?

  • Thoroughly check the area (in and out of the water) for any potential hazards
  • Request all Students to choose a kickboard
  • Ensure rescue aids are readily available at several locations within easy distance of the Teacher
  • Instruct assistant Teachers, trainees, spotters or parent helpers in the emergency response process

Which of the following is NOT a recommended deep-water introductory drill?

  • Hand over handing submerging down a ladder in deeper water
  • Swimming from the Teacher back to the wall in deep water over a relatively short distance compared to the swimmer's usual capacity
  • The Teacher on the pool deck using a stick to push the Student under and up again in the deep end
  • Kicking or swimming from just beyond touching depth back to the shallow area

Variations in the ability within a class of Students may be due to...?

  • The Student's interpretation of the task
  • Prior learning
  • Mental capacity
  • All of the above

Teachers can obtain feedback through...?

  • The actions of the Students
  • Questions and answers with Students
  • Comments from supervisors, peers, parents and others
  • All of the above

A Teacher is better to mention a Student's name at the end of verbal feedback in order to attract their attention.

  • True
  • False

A Student's poor behaviour indicates to the Teacher that...?

  • The drill is too challenging
  • The drill is just right
  • The Student has the confidence to undertake the drill
  • All of the above

A Teacher can obtain feedback through a variety of mechanisms such as...?

  • Questions and answers with Students
  • Comments from supervisors, peers, parents and others
  • Self review by comparison to others, average performances, surveys or filming of lessons
  • All of the above

As a general rule, the less capable the Student the...?

  • Larger the class size should be so they don't get so tired
  • Longer the lesson duration so they have more time to learn
  • Less the Student to Teacher ratio should be
  • Earlier in the day the lesson should be conducted so the Student is "fresh"

In a cold water situation a Teacher may counteract the affects by...?

  • Ensuring all swimmers wear a bathing cap
  • Keep Students out of the water for part of the lesson
  • Placing wind barriers up
  • All of the above

The time difference between seeing a Lightning flash and hearing the bang allows for a Teacher to judge the distance away. Under what flash bang time should immediate pool evacuation by swimmers occur?

  • 3 seconds
  • 10 seconds
  • 30 seconds
  • 60 seconds