Team Sports

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Course Description:
Principles, methods, and techniques of teaching a variety of team sports, including organization and management, instruction of skills and concepts, motivation, and evaluation will be addressed.


Course Details


Dr. Steve Givens


Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.

See your Instructor First Day Handout



Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

REC 1:  Prepare individuals and groups to participate in a variety of sports.

REC 2:  Demonstrate the ability to officiate various sport activities.

REC 3:  Organize large group activities for a variety of sports.

REC 4: Lead group activities in a social setting.

REC 5:  Recognize diverse needs of special populations.

REC 6: Describe various aspects of outdoor recreation, education and conservation.

REC 7: Demonstrate employability skills.

REC 8: Provide care for and demonstrate prevention of athletic injuries.

REC 9: Understand foundations of sport fitness and exercise physiology.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Present effective skill practice design for groups

Identify effective skill practice design for groups

Identify historically significant events related to various team sports

Identify social benefits of team participation

Identify rules of various team sports

Identify pertinent terminology related to various team sports

Identify specific rules for various team sports

Present skills of various team sports

REC 1, 3, 4

REC 1, 3

REC 1, 3

REC 1, 4

REC 1, 2


REC 1, 2


REC 3 

Written Project, Tests, Presentation


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Lectures are enhanced by board illustrations, concept maps, and/or power point presentations. Additional teaching strategies may include: use of inquiry, critical thinking, class discussions and/or oral presentations.


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