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2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ELED 438 - Methods and Materials of Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary School

2 Credits
2 hours per week.

This course aims to help the prospective teacher gain insights into and an understanding of the methods and the conduct of learning experiences in physical education as related to the total school program. It emphasizes physical education as a medium of education for the whole individual. Particular attention is given to an analysis of the teacher and scope of his/her professional duty; the aims and objectives of education principles related to the selection of method and procedures; teaching techniques appropriate for use in elementary school; resource materials; and an opportunity for experience in instructional planning, organizing and teaching a class. Requisite: Pre-service teachers enrolled in methods courses are required to engage in practicum experiences connected with the course. To introduce the yearlong internship, and to comply with the 100 consecutive days expectations, candidates will be required to attend seminars during the first and second semester. The interns will receive prerequisite activities designed for a successful completion of the internship.

Prerequisite(s) Completion of all courses in the general, major and professional sequence.

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