Undergraduate Physical Education Professionl
2020 Summer Term
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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHING PROFESSION
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.
MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING
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.
TEACHING COOPERATIVE/ADVENTURE EDUCATION
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.
EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND LEADERSHIP
Theoretical considerations and practical applications of exercise prescription and leadership. Includes risk stratification, prescription techniques, program progression, exercise leadership, health counseling and program administration. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.
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
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.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree.