HLTH 310 - Health and Physical Education for Elementary Educators
(3 cr) This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills of elementary educators to provide instruction in health and physical education. The course will focus on instruction of fundamental movement patterns, skill development for games and activities, promotion of lifetime enjoyment of physical activity, health promotion and disease prevention, health literacy, the influence of culture and media, communication skills, and goal setting and decision making. The course includes an elementary school practicum and will provide opportunities to plan and demonstrate various instructional techniques, integrate health and physical education across the curriculum, and demonstrate alternative methods of content delivery. Students will develop technology skills to deliver health education and physical education instruction and reinforce classroom experience and learning. Previously offered as 4 credits.
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