Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Foundations and Principles of Physical Education (3 cr)
P140 | 6023 | Cothran


CLASS MEETING:
Three 50 minute lectures per week

Section open only to Freshmen and Sophomores interested in Physical
Education
Teacher Preparation Major!

STUDENTS ENROLLED IN P140 MUST ALSO ENROLL IN HPER P141!

TEXTBOOK:
Wrest, D. and Bucher, C. (1995).  Foundations of physical education and
sport (12th ed.), St. Louis: Mosby.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
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 curriculum
development, philosophies of teaching, on the job tasks, employment
opportunities, and begin preparation of their professional portfolios.

GRADING:
Students are evaluated on the following components:  mid-term exam (20%),
final
exam (20%), autobiography paper (15%), teaching paper (15%), daily
participation
(10%), daily assignments (10%), and journal article summaries (10%).  In
addition,
there is a technology component (the use of E-mail and library search
methods)
that is graded Pass/Fail.