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Physical Education (PED)

PED-103: Varsity Athletics-Fall/Winter 1 credits

For athletes who compete on varsity intercollegiate athletic teams at Grand Canyon University. Each athlete may receive credit for this course once only.

PED-104: Varsity Athletics-Spring 1 credits

For athletes who compete on varsity intercollegiate athletic teams at Grand Canyon University. Each athlete may receive credit for this course once only.

PED-200: Lifetime Personal Wellness and 4 credits Teaching of Fitness

This is an introductory course in exercise and wellness. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of knowledge regarding what fitness entails, self-evaluation of each student’s present fitness needs, and development of personalized fitness programs. A special emphasis is placed on a review of nutritional principles and producing a personalized nutrition plan. Students also receive instruction and practice opportunities in the theoretical and practical aspects of flexibility, stretching, and weight training activities. This includes lesson planning, teaching techniques, evaluation, and proficiency in skills by means of lecture, demonstration, and participation.

PED-247: Teaching Strategy in Physical 4 credits Education and Exercise Science

This writing intensive course is designed to prepare future physical education teachers, fitness instructors, and recreational leaders in the skills necessary to teach physical education activities to groups. Included is the development of lesson plans and course goals/performance objectives that can be applied to the teaching of any skill or activity. Becoming aware of the place of physical education and exercise science globally and perspectives on human diversity in all areas of sport and physical activity is included.

PED-251: Teaching of Team Sports and 4 credits Individual Activities I

This course is intended to provide students with the general technical and physical skills required to teach selected outdoor sports. Students learn how to plan and organize the team sports of soccer, flag football, and speedball for educational settings; conduct classes while ensuring participants’ health and safety; and work with a variety of age and skill levels. This course is also designed to acquaint students with knowledge and experience of outdoor living and outdoor leadership skills. The individual/group activities of camping, backpacking, orienteering, and desert survival skills are discussed and practiced. Field trips to outdoor facilities are taken. Prerequisite: PED-247.

PED-263: Teaching of Team Sports and 4 credits Individual Activities II

This course is intended to provide the student with the general technical and physical skill required to teach selected sports. Students learn how to plan and organize the team sports of basketball, softball, and volleyball, and the individual/dual activities of tennis, golf, and badminton for educational settings. Students work with a variety of age and skill levels and conduct classes while ensuring participants’ health and safety. Prerequisite: PED-251.

PED-327: Coaching Volleyball: Theory and 4 credits Practice

This course is intended to introduce the profession of coaching volleyball and to explore the issues of qualifications; player and coach development; coaching styles, philosophies, and objectives; motivation, team dynamics, and leadership; and sportspersonship. Special areas of emphasis include the fundamental skills and strategies of volleyball, the application of sport-teaching fundamentals to skill and strategy presentation, conditioning, organizing practices and games, and player evaluation. The course also includes field experienceboth on and off siteto integrate theory and skills with professional practice.

PED-328: Coaching Softball: Theory and 4 credits Practice

This course is intended to introduce the profession of coaching softball and to explore the issues of qualifications; player and coach development; coaching styles, philosophies, and objectives; motivation, team dynamics, and leadership; and sportspersonship. Special areas of emphasis include the fundamental skills and strategies of softball, the application of sport-teaching fundamentals to skill and strategy presentation, conditioning, organizing practices and games, and player evaluation. The course also includes field experienceboth on and off siteto integrate theory and skills with professional practice.

PED-325: Coaching Baseball: Theory and Practice

4 credits

This course is intended to introduce the profession of coaching baseball and to explore the issues of qualifications; player and coach development; coaching styles, philosophies, and objectives; motivation, team dynamics, and leadership; and sportspersonship. Special areas of emphasis include the fundamental skills and strategies of baseball, the application of sport-teaching fundamentals to skill and strategy presentation, conditioning, organizing practices and games, and player evaluation. The course also includes field experienceboth on and off siteto integrate theory and skills with professional practice.

PED-329:

Coaching Soccer: Theory and Practice

4 credits

PED-326:

Coaching Basketball: Theory and Practice

4 credits

This course is intended to introduce the profession of coaching soccer and to explore the issues of qualifications; player and coach development; coaching styles, philosophies, and objectives; motivation, team dynamics, and leadership; and sportspersonship. Special areas of emphasis include the fundamental skills and strategies of soccer, the application of sport-teaching fundamentals to skill and strategy presentation, conditioning, organizing practices and games, and player evaluation. The course also includes field experienceboth on and off siteto integrate theory and skills with professional practice.

This course is intended to introduce the profession of coaching basketball and to explore the issues of qualifications; player and coach development; coaching styles, philosophies, and objectives; motivation, team dynamics, and leadership; and sportspersonship. Special areas of emphasis include the fundamental skills and strategies of basketball, the application of sport-teaching fundamentals to skill and strategy presentation, conditioning, organizing practices and games, and player evaluation. The course also includes field experienceboth on and off siteto integrate theory and skills with professional practice.

PED-337:

Theory, Philosophy, and Principles of Coaching

4 credits

This course focuses on the basic theory and principles of how to coach sports. Special topics include the relationship of cognitive strategy, personality, and motivation to athletic success; the balance between competition and cooperation, positive and negative feedback, and anxiety, stress, and arousal; communication, goal-setting, and leadership skills of the coaching profession; participation of the child in sport; the Christian approach to coaching; and the psychology of sport.

 

PED-344: Physical Education for Special 4 credits Populations

This course is designed to develop methods and techniques of teaching the exceptional child in motor activities. Special topics include legislation that affects children with special needs, inclusiveness, the IEP, characteristics of motor functioning and development, behavior management techniques, and an overview of the types of special populations and their specific needs. Emphasis is also placed on the activities and programs to be included in curriculum and practice in leading activities and implementing programs. Prerequisite: PED-247.

PED-405: Elementary School Physical 4 credits Education

This course prepares students to teach physical education to elementary school students. Emphasis is placed on establishing the need for physical education in the schools, how to instruct elementary school children in the psychomotor domain, the subtleties of implementing a physical education program, and the teaching of the objectives of physical education to the school situation and to the individual needs of the child. Experiential teaching and peer review are included in the course. Prerequisite: PED-247.

PED-415҂:

Secondary School Physical Education

 

 

This course prepares students who desire to teach at the middle school or high school level. Topics include classifications of students, organization of classes, choice and selection of appropriate activities and materials, progression, and testing. The course also examines teaching styles, techniques of effective instruction, and implementing instructional activities that meet NASPE standards in areas such as promoting an active lifestyle, lifetime activity, inclusiveness, responsibility, cooperation, and diversity. Experiential teaching and peer review are included in the course. Prerequisite: PED-247.

 

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