2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

MOVP 0260 - Theory and Practice of Teaching Educational Games and Dance in Elementary and Secondary Physical Education


Credits: 3

This course provides the teacher candidate with the pedagogy for and knowledge of selected activities appropriate for the elementary and secondary levels. The course emphasizes the skill theme approach to teaching that includes loco-motor, non-locomotor, manipulative, body management and specific sport skills through educational games. Various dance/rhythms that are developmentally appropriate for selected grade levels will be covered. The course will consist of lecture on theory and content. Through micro-teaching pre-service teachers both reflect on teaching experiences and write detailed lesson plans that address management, safety, goals/objectives, informal assessment and planning for learner variability.

Prerequisites: MOVP 0202  or MOVP 0203 
Corequisite: MOVP 0261 .