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High School Physical Education: Putting National Standards into Action (EDMA 252)

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NOTE: Spring Registration Opens October 30.

Course Description: 

High School Physical Education: Putting National Standards into Action will walk you through the steps needed to revise and enhance your PE curriculum to make it more fitness based.  In this course you will have the opportunity to observe a variety of fitness based activities and learn about the brain research that supports them.  You will review significant evidence related to the connection between physical activity and academic achievement and you will explore each of the national standards in detail.  You will receive guidance as to how each standard can be applied in your program and will also explore ways to implement technology in your PE curriculum.  By the end of the course you will have a clearly defined vision for your program and a revised curriculum that will help your students become productive, healthy citizens!

Video Introduction to High School Physical Education: Putting National Standards Into Action

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Instructor: Lori Cory

Course Dates: Spring 2018: Jan 29 - Mar 25

Cost: $625 (not including the cost of the textbooks)

Textbooks: Students in this course are responsible for purchasing or renting their own copies of the following texts:

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
John Ratey and Eric Hagerman
Little Brown & Company, 2008

National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education
Shape America
Human Kinetics, 2014

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This course may not run as scheduled if we do not reach our minimum number of registrations.  Should this occur, all registered students will have the option of receiving a full refund OR rolling the registrations over into the following semester.‌ 

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