MOVP 0103 - Introduction to Teaching Physical Education

Credits: 3

In this course, teacher candidates will have initial exposure to school physical education programs via a pre-practicum experience, and reflect on those experiences during seminar. Candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with physical education practitioners to plan and implement lessons, as well as to learn about and engage in reliable, ethical and responsible teaching routines that make knowledge accessible for all students. For seminar, candidates will read about, reflect upon, and discuss characteristics of quality physical education programming and instruction, as well as develop professional skills related to the field. Candidates will also examine the influences of foundational historical content and philosophical perspectives on today's physical education practices. Students are required to complete 30-hours of classroom observation. 

Prerequisites: Physical Education concentration or permission of department chair.

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