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Physical Education

PE 240


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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates


Section NoStart Date
145992August 25, 2014

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Physical Education for Elementary Teachers


Course Description

Students will receive instruction in the use of basic movement, games, relays, stunts, and organization for the early and later elementary grades. Emphasis is on the organization for P.E. at these levels. Students are required to make arrangements for observation of elementary classes during the latter part of the semester.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Differentiate between the physical characteristics of elementary school children of various ages.
  • Identify the physical education needs of elementary school children.
  • Identify physical activities which are appropriate of elementary school children.
  • Construct an elementary school physical education observation schedule.
  • Demonstrate movement principles and techniques.
  • Practice leading children in various movement experiences in a proper teaching progression.
  • Demonstrate movement principles and techniques.
  • Identify the administrative aspects of the school physical education program.
  • Summarize current articles related to elementary school physical education.
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