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Adaptive Physical Education Special Populations
ADAP PE SP POP
CLASS CODE: PE 366 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: To understand how individuals learn and develop and how they can provide opportunities that support their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.
DESCRIPTION: Pre-service teachers will:
1. Understand how individuals learn and develop and how they can provide opportunities that support their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development (lectures, tests, and field experiences).
2. Understand how individuals differ in their approaches to learning and create appropriate instruction adapted to these differences.
3. Use knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to foster inquiry, collaboration, and engagement in physical activity's setting (pre-assessment experiences, video-taping, audio taping, micro-teaching experience, and public school experience.)
4. Plan and implement a variety of developmental appropriately instructional strategies to develop physically educated individuals.
5. Be a reflective practitioner who evaluates the effects of his/her actions to others.
5. Foster relationships with colleagues, parents/guardians, and community agencies to support learners' growth and well-being.
TOPICS: 1. Historical background of disabilities
2. Understanding individuals with disabilities
3. Organization and administration of special/adapted P.E. curriculum
4. Teaching special/adapted P.E.
5. Evaluation
6. Orthopedic disabilities
7. Cerebral Palsm
8. Muscular weakness and other movement disorders
9. Sensory Impairments
10. Cardiopathic conditions
11. Respiratory disorders
12. Nutritional disturbances
13. Mental retardation
14. Learning disabilities
15. Behavioral disorders
OBJECTIVES: 1. Identify abilities and limitations of students with disabilities
2. Identify and apply appropriate management techniques to provide equal opportunities for all students
3. Select and implement physical education activities adapted for motor, social, affective, and cognitive needs of typical and atypical children
4. Gain knowledge in interacting with those having physical, emotional, and mental disabilities
5. To develop skills in adapting activities and management during lesson plan to accommodate differences of students with disabilities integrated into class.
REQUIREMENTS: *Three written tests and written final
*Teaching experiences during lab times
*Class attendance and lab reports
*Adaptation of lesson plans
*Portfolio
PREREQUISITES: Bio 264 & 265 recommended
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004