Introduction to Physical Education
Course Description:This course surveys the principles, history, and ethics of quality physical education programs. Topics include current issues and trends and career development in physical education.
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 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 and present principles of motor learning
Develop class lesson plan for teaching motor skill
Identify age appropriate motor skills for various grade levels
Identify social bases of physical education in schools
Present 9 principles of motor learning. (Teach motor skill)
Identify significant events related to physical education
Identify effective skill practice design for groups
Identify social benefits of participation in physical education
Identify issues related to evaluation of motor skill development
Modify a planned activity to accommodate participation of disables student(s)
Define modified and adapted activities as they relate to motor activities
Identify stages of learning
Identify grade level (age) appropriate activities related to the development of motor skills
Identify organizations that serve the activity needs of disabled students
Identify criteria necessary to receive Florida Teaching Certificate
Identify typical duties of a physical education teacher
Identify common acceptable and/or expected work habits/duties of physical education teachers
Identify obesity rates for school aged children in Florida
Identify strategies to alleviate obesity among school aged children in Florida
Identify the function of major muscle groups related to motor skill development
Identify specific health benefits of being physically active
Identify various methods to assess cardiorespiratory, muscular, body composition, and flexibility fitness
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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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