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Kinesiology (KINES)

KINES 469W Curriculum Development in Health and Physical Education (3) The content and process of K-12 school health and physical education curriculum development for public school students.

KINES 469W Curriculum Development in Health and Physical Education (3)

The purpose of this course is to prepare prospective health and physical education teachers to plan and design curricular content that meets the needs of students in grades K-12 and aligns with state and national standards. The philosophical and theoretical basis for curricular decision--making will be explored.

Instructional Objectives:
1. design a physical education curriculum outline for a selected school setting (elem, middle, secondary)
2. design a health education curriculum outline for secondary or middle school health
3. assess a current HPE program and the extent to which the program is consistent with good practices, national standards, and state standards

Relationship of course to other courses:
This is the only course that addresses Health and Physical Education Curriculum Design. Students take this course after or concurrently with three-- methods--intensive courses. This course serves as the capstone course in the Teacher Preparation option. It applies pedagogical content knowledge in health and physical education to curriculum models and design. Students take this course the semester before student teaching.

Projected offering and enrollment: this course is offered every semester and has an enrollment limit of 30

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 362, KINES 364, KINES 366

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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