Undergraduate Physical Education Professionl
2020 Spring Term
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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 165
This course is designed for the beginning student considering a career as a professional physical educator with a Physical Education Broadfield K-12 License or a Health, Human Performance, Recreation major. Focus will be on the development of physical education philosophy, career orientation, the history of physical education and sport, and the various sub-disciplines related to the field of physical education.
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHING PROFESSION
Physical Education Professionl 166
This course introduces students to the physical education teaching profession who are in pursuit of a Physical Education EC-12 teaching license. The course presents the role physical education plays in the overall development and education of children. Students focus on learning national standards and guidelines related to the physical education profession.
TEACHING TUMBLING AND GYMNASTICS
Physical Education Professionl 173
A course designed to teach basic tumbling and gymnastic skills, as well as develop an understanding of mechanical principles required in movement concepts, exploration in and out of balance, skill combinations, creativity and safety. Students develop competence necessary to teach skill progressions, teaching techniques and mechanical skill analysis used in a K-12 physical education settings, including "hands on" teaching experiences.
INVESTIGATING COMMUNITY PROFESSIONS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 209
This course prepare students majoring in Physical Education, who are not pursuing a teaching license, for the required Field Study course. This course provides resources and instruction for designing a plan for professional development and field study placement. Students will visit potential field study sites, interview professionals and develop a resume. Satisfactory/No Credit grade basis only.
TEACHING OF AQUATICS
Physical Education Professionl 230
Stroke introduction, refinement and proficiency as outlined in the American Red Cross program; Levels 1-6. Teaching technique and lesson planning emphasis for supporting K-12 school swim programs, including stroke progression, fitness activities, and basic water safety. Deep water level comfort is necessary.
STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM AND PLANNING
Physical Education Professionl 240
This course prepares students to develop, design, and change programs to align with State and National physical education standards. It provides knowledge of curricular models and associated pedagogical practices in standards-based physical education programs. Curricular models are addressed and standards, benchmarks, grade level adaptations, and unit planning by model are covered with an emphasis on using a reflective approach.
MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING
Physical Education Professionl 250
This course introduces the theoretical foundations of motor development and motor learning and explores the practical application in the teaching of motor skills in school settings.
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY
Physical Education Professionl 271
Study of the basic structure and function of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships between the systems of the body and their application to human movement.
FIRST AID AND C.P.R.
Physical Education Professionl 281
A study of the human body in relation to accidents and emergency care. A study of the methods of, and the importance of, immediate care of a person who has been injured or has been suddenly taken ill. It includes self-help and home care if medical assistance is not available or is delayed. It includes techniques of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
Physical Education Professionl 291
This course leads to a three-year certification as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, a Waterfront Lifeguard and a Head Lifeguard as well as certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional Rescuer.
PERSONAL TRAINER PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION
Physical Education Professionl 315
This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective/purposeful exercise, essentials of client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing/implementing appropriate exercise programming. This course will prepare persons to take the ACE National Certification test. Course fee for certification materials required.
MOTOR PROGRAMMING FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD
Physical Education Professionl 327
This course is designed for those who plan to work with children in any type of pre-school program. Emphasis will be placed on providing ideas for developmental motor activities that will aid children with their 1) physical coordination, 2) emotional reactions to various experiences, 3) social interactions and, 4) mental development.
TEACHING COOPERATIVE/ADVENTURE EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 345
This course introduces the model and activities of including cooperative and initiative games and adventure education activities. Students will learn how to implement the games and activities with different ages and varying abilities in elementary and secondary physical education programs.
TEACHING FITNESS FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 365
This course introduces the foundations and components of health-related, skills based, and power based fitness, as well as appropriate curriculum and equipment for K-12 programming, effective teaching principles, and assessment of physical activity and fitness.
Physical Education Professionl 371
The study of mechanical principles which are essential to the analysis of sport techniques as well as the performance of motor skills. The course includes a review of muscle-skeletal anatomy and the thorough study of human movement.
TEACHER PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
Physical Education Professionl 401
Prepares students with the knowledge, understandings and skills to complete teacher performance measures during student teaching. Topics include edTPA handbook and task overviews, understanding rubric-based scoring, lesson plan and unit plan tips for success, academic language, technical skills for collecting and selecting video clips, how to answer commentary prompts, and how to start the teacher performance assessment quickly and effectively.
TEACHING RHYTHMS AND DANCE
Physical Education Professionl 407
This course teaches future physical educators how to have children explore movement through music, develop coordination and rhythm, channel energy, stimulate imagination, enhance balance, flexibility and skill. Students will analyze movements used in basic dance steps and dances, develop self-confidence, improve their technique and creative ability. Choreography, fitness, and teaching practices will be explored in educational dance.
STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR-PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 410
This course discusses topics current for the physical education teaching profession, including Educator Effectiveness Model, Professional Development Programs, Student Learning Outcomes, State legislation, and monitors the preparation for edTPA submission and revisions.
TEACHING NET/WALL GAMES
Physical Education Professionl 417
This course introduces theory and strategies of Net/Wall games. Focus is on the fundamentals of shot placement, covering space, understanding movement, serve and returning an object, rules, and sustaining a rally. Instruction will be focused on offensive strategies, defensive strategies, and skill progressions for a variety of Net/Wall games
METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Physical Education Professionl 447
This course introduces developmentally appropriate curriculum, methodologies, and assessment for middle through high school physical education programs. Emphasis is placed on planning and teaching for learning and assessment.
PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE
Physical Education Professionl 471
A comprehensive study of physiological changes which occur during exercise and the adaptations which occur during exercise training. The student receives practical experience in the organization, interpretation and reporting of laboratory experiences relative to class discussion.A study of physiological adaptations of the human body during work and play while under stress. A study of nutritional and environmental aspects of exercise and the effect of conditioning on the body.
ACTIVITIES OF INCLUSION FROM A-Z IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical Education Professionl 477
This course will focus on physical, social/emotional, fitness, recreational, lifetime and cognitive activities ranging from A-Z that may be used in a gymnasium, recreational environment, outdoors, classroom, or any other environment where children may gather for learning and interaction. This course will include activities that are hands-on, innovative, and interactive to promote inclusion in physical education.
Physical Education Professionl 492
A course designed to increase the student's understanding of a specific area of recreation through involvement in an off-campus internship at a recognized Physical Education agency or business which is suited to the student's area of interest.
HEALTH, HUMAN PERFORMANCE & RECREATION INTERNSHIP
Physical Education Professionl 493
The internship is a culminating learning experience for students studying in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. This experience allows students the opportunity to practice the application of theory and apply the knowledge acquired through academic preparation. The internship is an in-depth supervised work and study experience, preferably at the supervisor or mid-management level, where the student has a degree of responsibility for planning, directing and supervising the work of others. A desired result of this course design is to stimulate good judgement and sound decisions while improving problem solving, communication, human development and relation building skills.
Physical Education Professionl 496
Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.
Physical Education Professionl 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree.