Title

PE 100

Authors

Document Type

Course Change

Alternate Date

2007 - 2008

Abstract

KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: October 12, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Identify the department and chair. Include phone number and email address. Physical Education Donna Smyth, Dept. Chair 358-2808 dsmyth@keene.edu PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Identify the person(s) who should be contacted regarding the proposal. Include phone number and email address. This person is expected to attend Divisional and/or Senate Curriculum meetings to discuss the proposal. Dr. Beverly King 358-2803 bking@keene.edu TITLE SUMMARY: PE 100 Foundations of Physical Education PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: An introduction to the foundations of sport, fitness, and physical education professions. Examines the historical, sociological, and psychological concepts, issues, and current trends. This course is designed for students who intend to major in Physical Education Teacher Certification. FallPROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: NA PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: An introduction to the foundations of sport, fitness, and physical education professions. Examines the historical, sociological, and psychological concepts, issues, and current trends. This course is designed for students who intend to major in Physical Education. Fall LEARNING OUTCOMES: Objectives: Course readings, writing assignments, and class discussion will be designed to develop the following student competencies: 1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the historical trends related to activity and their impact on the current physical education programs. 2. Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the goals and values of physical activity and the effects of physical education, fitness, and sport programs on individuals and society. 3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of cultural and gender differences and their effect on involvement in various forms of sport, fitness, and physical education. 4. Students will be challenged to identify the values they place on physical activity, and begin to identify the role of a leader in the attainment of positive outcomes from participation in physical activities. This will be assessed through satisfactory completion of the Interview Report. 5. Students will develop a working knowledge of the KSC Physical Education major program. 6. Students will have the opportunity to explore and formulate their attitudes and opinions relative to issues within the physical education professions through required reading, film, reading summaries, and small group discussions. 7. Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing. RATIONALE: The description change is needed to be consistent with the change from a B.S. Physical Education, Teacher Certification option to B.S. Physical Education. RESOURCES: For course proposals, include the name of the faculty member(s) who will be teaching this course, whether tenure-track, full-time, or adjunct. Indicate whether additional staffing, facilities, and/or equipment will be required. Also, consider the long-term impact of adding a course or altering a program. When a proposal has staffing, space or monetary implications, the VPAA must be consulted and his or her comments should be included in this section. Dr. Jeffrey Timmer (full-time tenure-track) Dr. Linda Millard (full-time, tenure-track) What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? None at this time. ADVISORY OPINIONS: Not necessary. No other departments will be affected.

Source

Senate Curriculum Committee

Language

English

Publisher

Keene State College

PE 100

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