Graduate Physical Education Professionl
2015 Spring Term
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MOTOR PROGRAMMING FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD
This course is designed for those who plan to work with children in any type of preschool 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.
ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
A study of the problems of the atypical child in relation to the physical education activity program. Emphasis is placed on the atypical child in the public school. Areas studied include postural deviations, orthopedic and neurological disabilities, sensory handicaps, the mentally handicapped and the behaviorally deviant child.
TRENDS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Designed to improve instruction through an analysis of current objectives, new materials, revised curriculum and methods, current literature, current legislation, and organization of physical education within school and related learning laboratories.
An advanced course in the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac, vascular and pulmonary systems with an emphasis on the impact and adaptations during exercise to these systems.
NEW DIMENSIONS IN TEACHING LIFETIME SPORTS
The course is designed to explore new curriculum ideas, skills, and teaching techniques used in Lifetime Sports. Utilization will be made of lectures, field trips, and participation and discussion of new techniques and activities.
CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO AND CAREER APPLICATION
Students will make connections between research and practice appropriate to a capstone experience as the culminating requirement for graduate education resulting in a portfolio that includes a written product(s) along with reflection and/or other materials associated with the capstone experience.
Study of selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.
Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.