PED - PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PED - 2000   COACHING OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
[1 hour]  Includes basic fundamentals, offensive and defensive team play, conditioning techniques, and scouting.

PED - 2400   PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
[2 hours]  Emphasis on perceptual-motor programs, motor performance, physical fitness, movement activities, testing and evaluation in the K-6 curriculum. Designed for elementary education majors.

PED - 2450 PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
[2 hours]  In this course, physical education major students will discuss the integration learned in physical education classes and teaching. Course may be repeated twice for a maximum total credit of 2 hours.

PED - 2900 PHYSICAL EDUCATION LINKING SEMINAR
[1 hour]  Developmentally appropriate activity for children in Pre-K-Grade 3. Includes fundamental motor skill development, assessment skills, and evaluation techniques. Stress is on psychomotor, cognitive and affective development through movement.  Co-requisite: PED 3250 or PED 4540

PED - 2950   INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Designed to provide students with knowledge of effective instruction, skills in systematic data collection for teacher evaluation, task and skill analysis and instructional design.  Field experience included.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700  Corequisite: 3520 or 4540

PED - 3000   DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE GAMES AND ACTIVITIES
[3 hours]  Content for elementary school physical education programs including physical fitness, fundamental motor skill, manipulative skills, games, sport-related skills, educational gymnastics, movement activities, etc.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700, PED 2950; admission to professional education

PED - 3100   METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND PRACTICUM
[3 hours]  Methods of teaching physical education for children in grades K-5. Theory, teaching methods, planning, and management techniques as well as field experience in both inner city and suburban schools.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700, PED 2950  Corequisite: PED 3000

PED - 3120   RHYTHMIC ACTIVITY AND DANCE
[3 hours]  Content for pre-school through high school education programs. Emphasis on fundamental motor skill, rhythmic activities, folk dance, square dance.  Prerequisite: PED 1700, 2960; admission to professional education

PED - 3130   UNDERSTANDING GAMES: SPORT CONCEPTS
[3 hours]  Techniques and concepts of team and individual sport activities in the middle and secondary school. Course will focus on teaching for understanding, game tactics, progressions, technique analysis, appropriate practice, and safety procedures.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700, PED 1010, 2960; admission to professional education

PED - 3200   METHODS OF TEACHING IN THE MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOL AND PRACTICUM
[3 hours]  Methods of teaching physical education for children in grades 5-12. One class day lecture/discussion per week, 6 hours in the assigned field experience each week.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700, PED 2950  Corequisite: PED 3130

PED - 3400  ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Methods for teaching the atypical child. Evaluation and formulation of IEP. Exercise and activity prescription. Emphasis on disorders most prevalent within public school systems. Forty (40) hour field experience included.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700, PED 2960; admission to professional education

PED - 3560   PHYSICAL EDUCATION/RECREATION EDUCATION FOR ATYPICAL CHILD
[2 hours]  Physical activity and recreation program development in physically and mentally disabled children in educational and recreational environments. Practicum experience working with atypical children will be required.

PED - 3740   MEASUREMENT, ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION IN HUMAN PERFORMANCE
[3 hours]  Lecture and discussion on assessment in human performance, both authentic and traditional. Computer analysis procedures in descriptive and inferential statistics through ANOVA. Designated lab time for specialty areas.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700

PED - 4100   DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAMS
[3 hours]  Procedures for development of curriculum and program design. Administrative issues, problems and concerns for organization and direction of facilities and equipment.  Prerequisite: PED 3000, 3120, 3130; admission to professional education

PED - 4300 METHODS OF TEACHING IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[4 hours] This course involves an introduction to effective teaching methods for physical education Pre-K-12 licensure, a combination of classroom/gymnasium experiences will lead to the understanding of effective teaching at all levels. Prerequisite: Admission into professional education, PED 3000, PED 3120, PED 3130; Co-requisite: PED 4350

PED - 4350 FIELD EXPERIENCE
[2 hours] Intensive field experiences involving both urban and suburban settings in Pre-K-12 physical sciences. Students will have three field experience placements: early elementary, middle grades and secondary. Prerequisite: PED 3000, PED 3120, PED 3130; Co-requisite: PED 4300

PED - 4700   THE LAW AND SPORT
[3 hours]  The purpose of this course is to describe the requirements of the law and sports governing bodies, potential problems, possible courses of action and ways to work with legal counsel in the administration of sports activities.  Prerequisite: Senior/Junior standing

PED - 4920  STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR: PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[2 hours] This course will focus on reflection and feedback on student teaching, portfolio development, interviewing and resume writing. Prerequisite: Admission into professional education program; Co-requisite: PED 4930

PED - 4930   STUDENT TEACHING IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[6 - 12 hours]  Intensive field experience in school classrooms under the direction of university supervisors and master teachers. Observation of teaching of experienced teachers accompanied by full responsibility by student teacher. Student teachers will be expected to teach in two areas.  Prerequisite: Completion of 90% of coursework; 2.5 overall GPA; 2.5 major GPA; 2.5 professional GPA

PED - 4950   WORKSHOP IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[1 - 5 hours]  Workshop developed around topics of interest and concern for preservice and inservice teachers and other professionals involved in health, wellness and physical activity.  Prerequisite: Faculty members have the flexibility to design workshop courses and to designate the prerequisites at that time. Participants should be SR standing.

PED - 5170/7170   ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Study of disabling conditions as related to physical education. Assessment and consequent development of IEP. Exercise prescription analysis and technique. Program implications for inclusion.

PED - 5250/7250   CURRICULUM IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Perspectives in curriculum theory and design for physical education. Procedures for development of curriculum K-12.

PED - 5610/7610   TRENDS AND ISSUES IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Analysis of contemporary trends and issues facing the physical educator. Content varies per semester: Children and Sport, Sport Sociology, Elementary/Secondary Teaching.

PED - 5620/7620   EFFECTIVE SUPERVISION IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[3 hours]  Procedures and methods appropriate for supervision of student teachers or inservice teachers in the area of physical education. Computer analysis, observation techniques, conferencing skills, and evaluation procedures are stressed.

PED - 5950/7950   WORKSHOP IN EXERCISE SCIENCE AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[1 - 4 hours]  Topical workshops developed around areas of interest and concern to inservice teachers and/or exercise scientists. Credit cannot be applied towards a degree program without prior consent of adviser.

PED - 6920   MASTER�S PROJECT IN EXERCISE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[1 - 4 hours]  A research project is required for the M.Ed. program for the culminating experience.

PED - 6960   MASTER�S THESIS IN EXERCISE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[1 - 4 hours]  Research thesis is required for M.S. and M.Ed. programs for the culminating experience.

PED - 6990/8990   INDEPENDENT STUDY IN EXERCISE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[1 - 4 hours]  The student will participate in independent readings, laboratory research, field experience, and other activities not suited for class instruction. May be repeated for course credit.

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