Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Foundations and Principles of Physical Education (3 cr)
P140 | 6411 | --
Must be taken concurrently with P141
Three 50 minute lectures per week
Wuest, D.A. & Bucher, C.A. (1991). Foundations of physical education and
sport (11th ed.). Chicago: Mosby Year Book.
During the semester students study the history and scope of teaching
physical education as well as the subdisciplines within kinesiology that
contribute to our professional knowledge base. Students learn how to
identify and use research materials relevant to teaching physical education
as they work on professional writing skills. Students also learn about
philosophies of teaching, on the job tasks, employment opportunities, and
begin preparation of their professional portfolios.
The final grade is comprised of technology competency (P/F), three written
(55%), autobiography paper (10%), teaching paper (10%), journal articles
and class participation and assignments (20%).