Dec 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Shepherd University Catalog

Physical Education Teaching Field, PreK-Adult, B.A.


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The Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Sport (HPERS), in conjunction with the Department of Education, prepares highly-trained teachers in the area of skill acquisition and movement education. These future teachers are critical-thinking problem solvers able to analyze movement and give organized feedback to the learner.

To pursue this teaching specialization and graduate in four years, students should be enrolled in the program the first semester of the freshman year. Entering this program after the freshman year may extend the date of graduation beyond four years.

Curriculum for a Teaching Field in Physical Education, PreK-Adult


Total hours required, 55 Hours:


 See course listings under Education for professional courses.

Note(s):


Students should look under

  for specific electives if they plan to be certified in health.

In addition to the course work required for this specialization, all prospective candidates are expected to participate in professional growth and service requirements prior to student teaching.

Documentation must be submitted to candidate's advisor.

Other Requirements for Physical Education Grades PreK-Adult:

I. Academic Requirements
Students in physical education K-12 student teaching specialization must meet the following criteria before enrolling in EDUC 455 - Student Teaching, Grades K-Adult ::

  1. Earn a GPA of 2.75 in all physical education and professional education courses combined;
  2. Earn an overall GPA of 2.75 in all course work attempted;
  3. Satisfy all requirements in the Handbook for Teachers of Health Education and Physical Education; and
  4. Be interviewed by the HPERS faculty for entrance into the teacher education program (Juncture 1) and student teaching block (Juncture 2).

II. Out-of-Class Requirements for Teaching Physical Education PreK-Adult:
Shepherd University Physical Education Teacher Education majors are required to participate in a variety of professional growth experiences (beyond the classroom) that support
continued growth as a future educator.

Teacher candidates (TCs) may participate in professional (e.g. webinars, workshops, lectures, etc.), sport-related (e.g. coaching, interscholastic, intramural, intercollegiate
participation, etc.) and/or service-related (community service projects, Relay for Life) experiences to fulfill the professional growth requirements.  TCs must participate in
professional growth experiences by completing four of the following, one of which must be from the service-related category.

Professional:

  1. Complete the equivalent of 4 hours of physical education and/or health education webinars (documentation through certificates of completion provided through the website).
  2. Attend the equivalent of 4 hours of physical education and/or health education-related workshops (documentation through copy of the program and sessions attended).

Sport-Related:

  1. Complete one season as an intercollegiate athlete, manager, or trainer (documentation through letter from your superior stating successful completion).
  2. Organize and administer one sport or season of an intramural activity (documentation through letter from your superior stating successful completion).
  3. Complete one season of coaching or assistant coaching a youth, middle/high school athletics team (documentation through a letter from your superior stating successful completion).

Service-Related:

  1. Volunteer in 4 campus and/or community events (documentation through letter or certificate of participation).
  2. Serve as a summer camp counselor (documentation through letter from your superior stating successful completion).
  3. Volunteer in before & after-school programs (documentation through letter from your superior stating successful completion).
  4. Any other service related event approved by your advisor.

Teacher Candidates are required to verify Adult and Pediatric First Aid, CPR and AED certification through their choice of the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

See Professional Education course listings under

  (34 hours required).

Contact Person:  Dr. Jared Androzzi,  208 Butcher Center, 304-876-5754.

Four-Year Course Progression


Physical Education Teaching Field, PreK-Adult
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 150 1 Seminar in Education (FYEX) 1   COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL or MD) (Req.) 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 or 103 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3   PHED 226 1 Teaching Net and Wall Games 3
Core Curriculum 1 Mathematics (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
PHED 104   Foundations of Health and Physical Education 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO with advisor 3
PHED 215   Fundamental Movements, Gymnastics, and Dance 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 16          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 200 2 Foundations of American Education (SO-MD) 3   EDUC 320   Social and Psychological Conditions of Learning 4
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4   PHED 227   Teaching Target and Fielding Games 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-CK with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4
PHED 225   Teaching Tactical Games for Understanding 3   BIOL 226, 228   Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIOL 225, 227   Human Anatomy and Physiology 4       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 17          
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
PHED 410   Assessment of Learning in Physical Education and Sport 3   EDUC 370   Creating Learning Enviornments 3
RECR 371   Outdoor Recreation 3   PHED 431   Secondary Physical Education Methods 3
PHED 380   Perceptual Motor Learning 3   PHED 401   Teaching Adapted Physical Education 3
PHED 370   Applied Anatomy and Physiology 3   PHED 400   Current Issues and Trends in Health and Physical Education 3
PHED 300   Content and Instruction in Physical Education 3   PHED 405   Applied Kinesiology 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 443   Reading in the Content Area 3   EDUC 400   Inclusion in the Regular Classroom 3
EDUC 380   Technology in 21st-Century Teaching and Learning 3   EDUC 455   Student Teaching, Grades K-Adult 9
PHED 301   Elementary Physical Education Methods 3       TOTAL 12
Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3          
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3          
    TOTAL 15       DEGREE TOTAL 120
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