Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)

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[1] Courses in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)

1230 TEACHING CONDITIONING ACTIVITIES AND BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING is a required course for kinesiology and physical education majors in the teacher education program.  This course focuses on the development of student-designed exercise programs to improve fitness through the use of various exercise modes (e.g., select cardiovascular equipment, walking and jogging, and swimming). In addition,this course focuses on how to use weight-training apparatus.  The basic lifts of weight-training and the knowledge necessary to develop and teach personal weight training programs is covered. Activity and lecture. A grade of C or better is required. Fall, spring, summer.

2212 TEACHING BOWLING AND GOLF An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach bowling and golf. Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2213 TEACHING ARCHERY AND BADMINTON An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach archery and badminton. Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand. Spring.

2214 TEACHING TENNIS An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic training majors. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach tennis. Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. Fall, spring.

2215 TEACHING GYMNASTICS: WOMEN An elective individual-sport course of kinesiology majors and athletic training majors. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach gymnastics. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2216 TEACHING GYMNASTICS: MEN An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic training majors. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach gymnastics. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2222 TEACHING RACQUETBALL An elective individual-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach racquetball. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major or minor status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2223 TEACHING OUTDOOR EDUCATION AND RECREATIONAL GAMES A required course for kinesiology and physical education majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The outdoor-education section introduces students to a variety of individual and team self-testing activities while the recreational-games section covers a variety of individual and dual games. Both sections emphasize the importance of and benefits from the inclusion of these types of activities in the physical education curriculum and in the individual's use of leisure time. Lecture, activity, micro-teaches, and a required field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. Spring, summer.

2224 TEACHING SOCCER AND BASKETBALL An elective team-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic training majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach soccer and basketball. Lecture, activity,micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. Fall.

2225 TEACHING SOFTBALL AND SPEEDBALL An elective team-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic training majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. This course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach softball and speedball. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: major status or consent of instructor. Spring.

2226 TEACHING VOLLEYBALL AND TRACK An elective team-sport course for kinesiology and physical education majors and athletic training majors. Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The course emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies used to participate in and teach volleyball and track and field. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times.
Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. Spring.

2227 TEACHING ROUND AND FOLK DANCE An elective course of kinesiology and physical education majors.Course content is presented in two half-term sessions. The course emphasizes the history and fundamentals of round and folk dancing from various countries as well as instruction and practice in the techniques of teaching dance in educational, commercial and recreational settings. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2228 TEACHING SQUARE DANCE An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course emphasizes the history, skills, and techniques of square dancing and the techniques of calling square dance as well as instruction and practice in the techniques of teaching dance in educational, commercial, and recreational settings. Lecture, activity, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2229 TEACHING BALLROOM DANCE An elective course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course covers the courtesies, techniques, and skills involved in ballroom dance as well as instruction and practice in the techniques of teaching dance in educational, commercial, and recreational settings. Lecture, activity, micro teaches,and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. On demand.

2250 INTRODUCTION TO DANCE AND RHYTHMICAL ACTIVITIES A required course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course provides students with a basic knowledge of several dance genres and rhythmical activities as well as instruction and practice in the techniques of teaching dance in educational, commercial, and recreational settings. Lecture, activity, cooperative learning, micro teaches, and a required 10-hour field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisite: Major status or consent of instructor. Fall

3330 PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR ELEMENTARY GRADES A required course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course helps students develop their knowledge and understanding of the planning, organization, and instructional styles included in physical education at the early childhood and elementary school level. Lecture, cooperative learning, peer micro teaches, and a required 15-hour field experience including observation, participation, and teaching in elementary physical education under the direct supervision of an elementary physical education
specialist. Field experience is scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisites: Admission to PETE or KPED program, junior classification; and major status or consent of instructor. Co-requisite KPED 2340. Fall.

3363 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION A required course for kinesiology and physical education majors. This course provides basic information on disabling conditions and how to provide adapted physical education programs based upon an individual's assessed needs. Lecture, discussion, and a required 10-hour clinical and field experience scheduled outside of class meeting times. Prerequisites: Admission to PETE or KPED program. Fall, summer.

4380 INTERNSHIP I: PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH Internship I is a required course for Kinesiology and physical education majors. The internship occurs in a variety of settings where students gain experience in organizing instruction, creating a productive learning environment, identifying and using community resources, and developing professional behaviors. Prerequisite: admission to the PETE or KPED program, KPED 2340 and 3316, corequisite KPED 4310. Fall.

4690 INTERNSHIP II: PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH This course involves teaching under supervision in a public school setting. Requires full-day involvement and seminars. Taken concurrently with PETE 4691. Prerequisites: Admission into the physical education-teacher education program, completion of Internship I with a C or better, and successful completion of Praxis II (Exam 0856 and 092). Spring.

4691 INTERNSHIP II: PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH This course involves teaching under supervision in a public school setting. Requires full-day involvement and seminars. Taken concurrently with PETE 4690. Prerequisites: Admission into the physical education-teacher education program, completion of Internship I with a C or better, and successful completion of Praxis II (Exam 0856 and 092). Spring.