1 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2009 2010 Course Proposal Form Interdisciplinary Integrative Studies Course Proposal Date of Submission: Jan 22, 2010 Proposal Sponsor(s): The Physical Education Department, MS 2375 Dr. Jeffrey Timmer 8#2807, firstname.lastname@example.org Fitni Destani, 8#2804, email@example.com Proposed Action: New Course Proposal Existing (Old) Data: IIPE 310 is replacing IIPE 399 Proposed (New) Course: IIPE 310 The purpose of this course is to present an interdisciplinary approach to sport which will challenge students to critically reflect and discuss sport from psychological and sociological perspectives. The central focus of the course is to understand how these perspectives and experiences interconnect our personal and societal viewpoints of sport today. Proposed (New) Course Title: The Psycho#social Aspects of Sport Proposed (New) Course Description: The purpose of this course is to present an interdisciplinary approach to sport which will challenge students to critically reflect and discuss sport from psychological and sociological perspectives. The central focus of the course is to understand how these perspectives and experiences interconnect our personal and societal viewpoints of sport today. (Prerequisites#24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and IQL 101) Course Outcomes: Students will be able to: • Discuss current events and issues in sport today and how sport impacts our lives. • Demonstrate an understanding of psychological and sociological dimensions of sport. • Develop a personal viewpoint of sport by interconnecting personal experiences with the impact of societal influences. Interdisciplinary Outcome: Students will be able to: • Cross disciplinary boundaries to reveal new patterns and connections that reframe knowledge Skills Outcomes : Critical Thinking: • Demonstrate the ability and willingness to approach a particular idea, problem, task, or goal from multiple perspectives • Synthesize information, arguments, and perspectives in order to create new meaning, insight, and understanding Creative Thinking: • Express personal ideas, points of view, or feelings and bring those to a product • Demonstrate open#mindedness and flexibility in thinking Integrative Outcomes: Diversity Students will be able to: • recognize how differences shape approaches to identity, knowledge, and power. • apply diverse perspectives and experiences to develop disciplinary arguments. 2 Rationale: To remove the experimental status associated with the course number IIPE 399 and to establish the course within the Integrative Studies Program. We also believe the course represents the mission of the institution by allowing students to think critically and creatively in a physical activity and sport setting while learning how character development can enhance civic engagement. Resources: The course will be taught by full time faculty member in the Physical Education Department, Fitni Destani. No additional resources will be required. Advisory Opinions: This course was strictly designed for the Integrative Studies Program as an Interdisciplinary course.
Senate Curriculum Committee
Keene State College
"IIPE 310" (2010). Approved Curriculum Proposals. 69.