Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 
    
    Sep 17, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PED 2420 - Foundations of Teaching Health and Physical Education

3 cr
This course gives students the opportunity to discover the science and art of teaching. Students, through a field-based experience, observe and reflect upon the act of learning in physical education and/or health education at the elementary,and/or secondary levels. Included is a study of the historical, social, and philosophical foundations of contemporary education and an examination of current educational trends and programs. Areas of study include professionalism, school laws, governance of schools, equitable learning, school problems, basic teaching strategies, development of an educational philosophy, and an introduction to state and national standards for students and teachers. Students will complete a minimum of 20 hours in a supervised classroom setting that involves direct observation and participation. A law enforcement background check completed at the student’s expense may be required. Personal transportation is required.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of "C" in PED 1015 .