Approved by Faculty Senate
University Studies Course Approval
Department of Physical Education and Recreation
NO, this is not a new course proposal.
GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION:
GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION FOR:
The general goal or intent of the 100 level courses listed above is to expose students to, and create participative interest in, movement-based learning opportunities designed to enhance physical and emotional health and wellness throughout ones life span. Physical Education faculty concur that regardless of the specific teaching tool utilized (e.g. badminton, volleyball, racquetball, etc.) all PER 100 courses contribute to a similar set of course outcomes.
As required in 1 and 2 of the approval process, the following address the outcomes listed for physical education 100 level activity courses and document course content and learning activities relevant to the course outcomes:
Outcome #1: learn skills that will improve the quality and length of their lives
Through active participation in the listed PER 100 level courses, students will
experience first hand how
PE 100 level courses contribute to cardio-vascular fitness, flexibility,
Outcome #2: make pro-active choices leading to a healthier lifestyle
Incidence of inactivity in our culture will not be reduced without
Outcome #3 explore dimensions of personal health promotion and disease prevention
Research indicates that physical activity reduces the risk for several major chronic diseases. Skills and information introduced in PER 100 courses will heighten students awareness of the importance of developing and/or maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. When this awareness leads to increased activity as a lifestyle change, the student will reduce his/her risk for development of any diseases associated with inactivity.
Outcome #5 understand health as multidimensional, involving the whole person's
PE 100 level courses involve the "whole person." The body is being improved physically (hands-on activities), the mind is learning and expanding (comprehension of rules and strategies, etc.), and students have opportunities to improve their social development (teamwork, cooperation, healthy competition, etc.) and appreciation of movement.
Outcome #6: utilize physical activity to reduce medical risks and provide
By nature of the physical requirements within the PER100 level courses,
Outcome # 8 Enhance creative use of leisure time
The development and creative expression of an active leisure lifestyle is partially dependent upon building a repertoire of leisure activity skills. Through skills practice and other instructional strategies, students enrolled in PER 100 courses gain new participatory skills and knowledge of leisure resources. This, in turn, enhances the students repertoire of leisure skills which may ultimately lead to more creative use of leisure time.
Outcome #9: develop skills consistent with efficient levels of human movement
With practice, basic skills introduced in physical education activity
This is a 1 credit University Studies course that satisfies the "Physical Development and Wellness" component of the students Basic Skills program. Designated University Studies outcomes for this course are listed below
Outcome #1 Learn skills that will improve the quality and length of their lives.
A. Course Description
2. Statement of the Major
Focus and Objectives of the Course
3. Course Outline of Major Topics
Folk Dance & Square
D. Specific skills for square dance; do-sa-do, swing, promenade,
4. Basic Instructional Plan and Teaching Methods
This is an activity based course
emphasizing basic skills for recreational
5. Course Requirements and Evaluation
4. Attendance - no more than 1 absence (Outcome #1
5. Outside Observation - 2 per semester (Outcome #6)
6. Textbook or Alternative
7. List of References and Bibliography
"Dance A While", Handbook for Folk, Square, Contra,
and Social Dance