Overview of physical education history, profession, sub-disciplines, professional organizations, and preparation for the skills test required by the physical education teacher preparation program.
Comprehensive study of motor development across the lifespan as a change in functional capacity from prenatal development to elderly adult movement patterns.
Designed to enable lifetime fitness for individuals from all backgrounds. Study and demonstrate physical fitness concepts; develop and implement personal fitness program. Quantitative Reasoning.
Methods and applications of planning and teaching elementary physical education including individual and group activities, fitness activities, modified sport and precursors to lifetime activities. Prerequisites: PES 215.
A broad spectrum of methods used in K-12 programs. Emphasis on teaching and development of reflective teaching practices including assessment of teaching performance. Prerequisites: PES 215; Passing Score on the PES Department's Sports Skill Competency Assessment.
Physical needs of the atypical individual, ameliorative effects of physical activity, school programs appropriate for exceptional children. Prerequisite: PES 315.
Selection, criteria, methods, and procedures used in assessing the psychomotor, cognitive, affective, and health-related physical fitness domains in K-12 physical education. Prerequisite: PES 215.
Practical experience in planning, teaching, and assessing school children. Prerequisite: PES 315, 406.
Emphasis on the development and use of skills and strategies in lifetime team sports. Methods for teaching skills and strategies are a major emphasis. Prerequisites: PES 105, 115; successful completion of departmental Sports Skill Competency Assessment Program (SSCAP).
The development of skills and strategies used in competitive environments in individual and team sports. Key elements of form, teaching progressions and effective drills are emphasized. Prerequisites: PES 105, 215; successful completion of departmental Sports Skills Competency Assessment Program (SSCAP).
Enable students to plan and implement effective rhythmic movement experiences for students across the K-12 curriculum. Prerequisites: PES 215.
Presents the basic methods used in teaching current group fitness techniques. Prerequisites: HSC 211 or HSC 214, 215; One of: PED 186, PES 186, HSC 106.