Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Fundamentals of Human Movement (2 cr)
P141 | 6412 | Chapin


CLASS MEETING:
One fifty minute period four times per week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introduction to the identification, analysis, and evaluation of fundamental
motor patterns, progression in skill development, and skills for effective
teaching.  Analysis, evaluation, and development of personal movement and
sport skills.   MUST BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH P140.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

1.  Identify and demonstrate basic movement concepts such as spatial
awareness,
directionality, qualities of movement, etc., efficiently.
2.  Identify, analyze, and evaluate the mechanics of fundamental motor
skills.
3.  Name and identify the criteria for mature motor patterns in all the
fundamental
motor skills.
4.  Observe movement patterns and determine the differences between mature
and
immature motor patterns.
5.  Determine the fundamental motor patterns that comprise the complex
skills
by task analysis.
6.  Identify and use at least one method of evaluating student performance
in the
fundamental motor skills.
7.  Develop a repertoire of movement activities that focus on the teaching
of the
fundamental motor skills and sport skill themes.
8.  Demonstrate competency in a variety of movement skills needed to
participate
in individual, dual, and team sports and games.
9.  Integrate fundamental movement skills into higher forms of rhythmic and
dance
activities.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
P141 is one of three required classes for students interested in  admission
to the
Teacher Preparation Program.  Therefore, in addition to the course
objectives, there
will be a strong emphasis on Professional Development.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Will encompass the area of attire, participation, attendance  and
promptness.
School districts maintain standards of professionalism that address the
areas
mentioned, in addition to many others.  A percentage of your final grade
will
reflect this aspect of the course.
1)  Professional development is required.  Examples of appropriate Physical

Education attire for teachers are:  sweatpants, pants (Dockers),
shorts,
polo shirts and tennis shoes (required for the Lab on Tuesdays and

Thursdays).  Shirts advertising alcohol or tobacco and baseball hats
are
not considered professional attire.
2)  Participation:  This course is designed as a lecture/lab experience.

Participation in the lab (HP163) is essential.
3)  Attendance:  will be taken daily.  You will reduce your final grade by
1/3
for each absence beyond three.  We will follow the University policy on

"excused" absences.

*EVALUATION:
Midterm Exam    -    30%
Final Exam     -    20%
Observations:
#1 - Structured: School/University Setting    -   10%
#2 - Sport Setting - Youth Programs, IU Teams, etc.   -    05%
Skill Evaluation & Sport Skill Themes:  Demonstrate efficient   -   15%
patterns in select fundamental skills:
Professional Development:    -   05%
Project Development:  Journal of movement based   -  15%
on activities from Lab applications.  _____
100%
*Upon Instructor's revision of course, grading percentages will slightly
vary.