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Areas of Study | | PEMW150 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: PEMW150
COURSE TITLE:Teaching Elementary Games
DIVISION:Sciences
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2
CONTACT HOURS:30
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course introduces characteristics and needs of the elementary school child in terms of growth, development, and adjustment. Planning, organizing, and teaching activities which fulfill the needs of children from early childhood to 6th grade. Activities for the mainstreaming of children with disabilities are included.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify teaching as a profession
  • Investigate and analyze the contributions of physical education to the elementary school child
  • Discuss how to plan a program best suited to elementary children and their specific characteristics, needs, and interests
  • Design and apply lesson plans for teaching games, rhythms, movement exploration, and self-testing activities

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. General philosophy
  2. history and goals of physical education
  3. Purposes of physical education and its contributions to the overall goals of education
  4. Discussion of basic laws of balance, motion and force and how they relate to all human movement
  5. Qualities of a good teacher
  6. Characteristics of children in terms of social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth
  7. Planning a program
  8. Safety in the gym and on the playground
  9. Selecting, organization and teaching of games
  10. Choosing and teaching movement education, creative dance and motor-perceptual activities
  11. Selecting, organizing, and teaching self-testing activities
  12. Selecting, organizing, and teaching rhythms
All units concerned with activities will involve a variety of activities and teaching methods with student participation and presentation


TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Appropriate clothes for activity.

Gym Shoes.


EVALUATION:
Student is evaluated on class attendance and participation, written assignments, teaching assignments (which include: selecting appropriate activities, teaching presentation and written lesson plans), and interdisciplinary game final.

Attendance
Participation
Written Assignment
Teaching Assignments
Lesson Plan Notebooks
40%
10%
15%
15%
20%

A- 90% or above
B- 80-89%
C- 70-79%
D- 60-69%
F- 59% and below



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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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