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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PET5495

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Current Status: -
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Replace the temporary number (prefix and number) with a permanent course number.
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    5359 2016-01-07
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Teaching and Learning (T&L) ED 17140
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Lisa Witherspoon 8139741146 withersp@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PET 5495 Principles/Issues in Coaching

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable? Y
    If repeatable, how many times? 3

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 O - Other R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Principles/Issues in Coaching
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    O - Online (100% online) 100

    Prerequisites

    Enrolled in the Physical Education Graduate Program

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    This course is designed to provide a broad examination of many basic issues involved in coaching. The primary point of focus is of a philosophical nature where students have the opportunity to form their own values in regards to coaching.


  3. Justification

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

    Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program

    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?

    It is one of the few courses in the Physical Education Graduate program that educates students on coaching. Exercise Science or Physiology and Athletic Training.

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

    Yes, 3 or more times

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

    A doctorate degree in a program related to exercise physiology, exercise science, physical education, etc.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Students will be taught to:

    1. Students will develop a first draft of their coaching philosophy

    2. Students will develop a final draft of their coaching philosophy throughout the course and provide a brief presentation in class.

    3. Student will work individually on projects based on coaching principles learned throughout the course.

    4. Students will take a test related to the content covered in the first half of the course.

    5. Students will be asked to write reflections on various topics, events, and/or guest speakers

    6. Students will complete a multiple choice online comprehensive exam based on the material covered throughout the course.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    As a result of this course, students will be able to:

    1.0 gain a broad philosophical orientation to the values of sport and athletic

    participation (NASPE 1; CF 2)

    2.0 identify knowledge and physical challenges that are appropriate to the strengths; weaknesses, multiple needs and experiences of the players (FEAP 1c, 2f, 2h; NASPE 3; CF 2)

    3.0 identify motivational strategies that are appropriate to the developmental needs of players (FEAPS 2a; NASPE 3, 4; CF 1)

    4.0 identify strategies to promote mutual respect, support and cooperative team behaviors (FEAP 2e, 2f; NASPE 4; CF 1)

    5.0 understand the process both of helping players develop individual goals and of establishing team goals (FEAP 2f, NASPE 4, CF 5)

    6.0 establish guidelines by which they can monitor, evaluate and improve their own coaching behavior (FEAPS 5e, NASPE 4; CF 4)

    7.0 use technology in an efficient manner to accomplish learning goals as well as apply

    learned information (FEAPS 2g, 2i; NASPE 3; CF 3)

    C. Major Topics

    The course will cover the following topics:

    a. developing a coaching philosophy

    b. motivation, reinforcement and communication

    c. explaining the causes of performance and contest outcomes

    d. sport physiology

    e. communication styles

    f. youth sports concerns and issues

    g. counseling

    h. establishing a safe environment for athletes

    i. sport management

    D. Textbooks

    A. Course package: Coaching Principles, ISBN-13: 9781450400510

    B. Text: Successful Coaching, Rainer Martens, Fourth Edition, 2011 Must be purchased NEW!

    C. The Coaching Principles Classroom Study Guide

    D. Computer access

    **Course package with Successful Coaching text, study guide and test must be purchased.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Canvas readings and podcasts that are posted throughout the course.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    1. Coaching Philosophy Draft 10 4%

    2. Coaching Philosophy Final 30 12%

    3. Podcast 45 18%

    4. Midterm Exam 50 20%

    5. Podcast Evaluation 5 2%

    6. Observations and Reflections (4)40 (10 each) 16%

    7. Quizzes (2) 40 (20 each) 16%

    8. Final Exam 30 12%

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Course Outline:

    Topics -

    a. developing a coaching philosophy

    b. motivation, reinforcement and communication

    c. explaining the causes of performance and contest outcomes

    d. sport physiology

    e. communication styles

    f. youth sports concerns and issues

    g. counseling

    h. establishing a safe environment for athletes

    i. sport management

    Assignments and Exams:

    1. Coaching Philosophy Draft: Students will develop a first draft of their coaching philosophy

    2. Coaching Philosophy Final: Students will develop a final draft of their coaching philosophy throughout the course and provide a brief presentation in class.

    3. Technology Projects: Student will work individually on projects based on coaching principles learned throughout the course.

    4. Midterm Exam: Students will be take a test related to the content covered in the first half of the course.

    5. Observations and Reflections: Students will be asked to write reflections on various topics, events, and/or guest speakers

    6. Final Exam: An online final exam will be administered at the end of the course to assess the learning of the students throughout this course. This is a comprehensive exam.

    7. Weekly readings and reflections (Online study guide)

    H. Attendance Policy

    Students will be required to sign in on canvas the first day of class. This will keep them from being dropped from the course based on the College of Educations requirements:

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    Because this is an online course, students will not be held accountable for attendance. They will be held accountable for completing all assignments on time. If they fail to do so, points will be deducted from the assignment grade.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    Students need to let the Instructor know if any assignments will be late. Communication between the student to the instructor will be necessary to allow for make-up work to be submitted when assignments are closed in canvas.

    Academic Integrity of Students

    o http://www.ugs.usf.edu/policy/AcademicIntegrityOfStudents.pdf

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Physical Education Master's Program


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    This course would service a program in Athletic Training or Exercise Science.



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