Courses

PHED 5233. Research on Teaching in Physical Education (Odd years, Fa). 3 Hours.

A review of contemporary research literature informing effective teaching practices in physical education settings. Students gain experience in critically reviewing literature in physical education as well as related behavioral science, education, and humanities disciplines; emphasis is placed in incorporating research finding into personal teaching strategies.

PHED 5243. Sport Skill Assessment and Instructional Strategies (Odd years, Su). 3 Hours.

The focus of this course is practical assessment techniques and instructional strategies in the area of sport and physical education activities.

PHED 5253. The Physical Education Curriculum (Even years, Fa). 3 Hours.

Principles, problems, procedures, and the influence of educational philosophy on programs in physical education and their application in the construction of a course of study for a specific situation.

PHED 5273. Professional Issues in Physical Education and Sport (Even years, Fa). 3 Hours.

A review of contemporary research literature informing effective teaching practices in physical education settings. Students gain experience in critically reviewing literature and discussing current issues.

PHED 5313. Risk Management in Physical Education & Athletics (Even years, Su). 3 Hours.

This course is designed to provide opportunities for the student to acquire an understanding of how to reduce the risk of injuries and eliminate hazards that may contribute to injuries associated with physical education and athletics.

PHED 5413. Adapted Physical Education (Even years, Fa). 3 Hours.

Methods, techniques and special groups of physical education for the atypical child.

PHED 5553. Scientific Principles of Movement and Performance (Odd years, Su). 3 Hours.

This course focuses on theoretical information about sport biomechanics and movement principles, with practical applications to the physical education of coaching profession.

PHED 574V. Internship (Sp, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

PHED 5803. Measurement Concepts for K-12 Physical Education Teachers (Su). 3 Hours.

This course focuses on techniques that physical education teachers can use to monitor student progress in a K-12 environment.

PHED 6363. Supervision in Physical Education (Odd years, Fa). 3 Hours.

The focus of this course is instructional supervision as a set of complex processes in which the supervisor works within accepted guidelines and functions to effectively supervise a teacher's pedagogical development. The Physical Education Instructional Supervision (PEIS) Model will be used to help facilitate this process.