Course Description:Lecture and discussion of rules along with practice in techniques of officiating various sports through laboratory experience. Students must be available for off-campus officiating after school hours. Three hours lecture-laboratory per week.
Dr. Steve Givens
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Referee Mag., Successful Sports Officiating, Referee Enterprises, Inc., 2nd ed. 2010 ISBN: 9780736098298
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:
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Identify resources for rule books, certification requirements, and sports official’s tutorials for specific sports
Identify specific rules for various sports
Identify appropriate and pertinent terminology for various sports
Present various hand/body signals pertinent to various sports
Identify specific strategies and philosophies of sports officials related to age and skill levels
Identify specific violations and judgements related to various sports
Identify significant historical events of sports officiating in America
Identify resources for certification requirements, certification courses
Identify certification requirements for officiating various sports
Identify appropriate responses to criticism from coaches, players, fans
Identify appropriate officiating styles and temperaments for sports officials
Identify common and/or expected work habits/duties of sports officials
Identify common acceptable and/or expected work habits/duties of sports officials
Identify specific fitness needs of those officiating various sports
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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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