Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Basic Methods of Teaching Physical Education (3 cr)
P214 | 2031 | Cothran


CLASS MEETING:
Meets one 75 minute period daily

COURSE PREREQUISITIES:
P140 and P141, and admission to the PETE program.  Students must have
concurrent registration in P203.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introduction to teaching methods in physical education including goals,
objective,
and lesson plans; peer teaching; self-evaluation of teaching; teaching and
learning
styles; skill analysis and assessment.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK:
Rink, J.E. (1993).  Teaching physical education for learning (2nd edition)
St. Louis,
MO: Mosby.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1. To enhance the student's understanding of the teaching-learning process.
2. To be able to identify effective teaching skills by designing physical
education
experience and task presentation.
3. To examine methods for analyzing appropriate movement content and
development.
4. To identify and demonstrate appropriate teacher functions and strategies.
5. To be able to plan and evaluate the instructional process by establishing
appropriate goals and objectives for student learning.
6. To understand various methods of assessment as related to teaching.
7. To begin the formal process of developing their professional portfolio,
which will
be evaluated at the end of the semester.
8. To gain practical experience in the design and implementation of
lesson/unit
planning of closed and open motor skills through-out the semester.

COURSE POLICIES:
Class attendance is expected.  Bonus points for exemplary class attendance
can be
earned.  Additionally, students will be penalized for absences exceeding
more than
two.  Because this course is an integral part of the professional
development
curriculum, students will be expected to wear professional attire, both in
the
classroom and the gymnasium.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Written quizzes/examinations
2. Lesson planning and peer teaching assignments
3. Assessment module evaluation
4. Professional portfolio

GRADING:
94-100%   A
93-91%     A-

90-88%    B+
87-84%    B
83-81%    B-

80-78%    C+
77-74%    C
73-71%    C-

70-68%    D+
67-64%    D
63-61%    D-

60%    F