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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PET6716

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2007-11-08
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1646 2007-05-14
    Department College Budget Account Number
    School of Physical Education & Exercise Science ED 0-1732-000
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Steve Sanders 8139744871

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PET 6716 Analysis of Teaching in Physical Education

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Analysis of Teaching PE
    Course Online? Percentage Online





    Course Description

    The purpose of this course is to study teaching behaviors in physical activity settings. It includes a review of current research and involves the use of observation systems and other data collection strategies related to instructional effectiveness.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course has been taught as a special topics course for the past five years. Part of a quality masterís level degree program in Physical Education, based on guidelines from NASPE/NCATE Advanced Physical Education Standards (2001) and based on understa

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course is part of a required sequence of courses for the Physical Education Master's Degree but could also be taken by other students in graduate level education degree programs.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, four times.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Doctoral Degree in Physical Education Teacher Education or related field.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    As a result of this course, students will:

    6.1 Understand contemporary pedagogy in physical education.

    6.1.1 Identify and describe effective pedagogical practices for physical education through a survey of research and best practice as described in the leading journals and texts.

    6.2 Understand and value the process of self-reflection for professional development.

    6.2.1 Identify and use a variety of observation and other data collection methods for self-analysis/reflection regarding effective teaching behaviors.

    6.2.2 Design an action research project that helps them reflect on their own practices while modifying as needed or appropriate.

    6.3 Understand the process of using studentsí feedback in their development as teachers.

    6.3.1 Identify and use a variety of observation and other data collection methods to evaluate their studentsí experiences in physical education classes.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students will be evaluated by means of assignments and projects completed including research reviews, video analyses of peer teaching using a variety of observation techniques, and several written projects. Students will also participate in cooperative group tasks.

    Trend Paper

    Task Presentation

    Dev. Analysis of Content

    Protocols Plan

    Management Plan

    Duration/event analyses

    Teaching Styles Lesson

    Student Questionnaire

    Teaching Analysis Project

    C. Major Topics

    Research on Teaching/PE

    Teaching/Learning Process; Task Presentation

    Content Analysis & Development

    Designing Learning Experiences & Tasks

    Developing/Maintaining a Learning Environment

    Event & Duration Recording

    Teacher Functions During Activity

    Teaching Strategies

    Teaching Strategies

    Student Motivation, Inclusion

    Observation Techniques & Tools

    Professional Teacher & Continuous Learner

    D. Textbooks

    Mosston, M., & Ashworth, S. (2004). Teaching physical Education (5th ed.). New York: Macmillan.

    Rink, J. E. (2006). Teaching physical education for learning (5th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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