2013 Cohort - Physical Education: Teaching/Coaching (MA)

Tentative course schedule

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Spring 2013

PEMES 6230 Curriculum Theory and Design in Physical Education -- 3 unit(s)

Investigation of the curriculum development process, standards based curriculum, contemporary models, selection and sequencing of developmentally appropriate content and activities K-college and coaching curriculum. Intended to meet the needs and interests of K-12 teachers as well as college teacher/coaches.

PEMES 6255 Motor Control and Learning -- 3 unit(s)

Study and application of research findings to motor learning and the variables which influence it.

Summer 2013

PEMES 6231 Effective Teaching in Physical Education -- 3 unit(s)

Study of the skills and techniques that successful teachers use to make classes appropriate and beneficial for students. Discussion of effective discipline, motivation and planning techniques. Includes techniques for self study to determine teaching effectiveness and demonstrate student learning. Prerequisite(s): undergraduate methods class.

PEMES 6273 Contemporary Issues in Physical Education and Athletics -- 3 unit(s)

Examination and analysis of continuing concerns and issues in the profession.

Fall 2013

HPELS 6290 Research Methods for Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services -- 3 unit(s)

Introduction to processes of research in physical education, emphasis on critical analysis of literature and identification of viable research projects.

PEMES 6289 Seminar in Physical Education: Applied Biomechanics -- 2 unit(s)

Spring 2014

PEMES 6222 Sport Psychology -- 3 unit(s)

Current sport psychology research and its relevance to coaches and athletes. Emphasis on the areas of sport personalogy, competitiveness, motivation, attention, self-concept, attitudes, competitive anxiety and goal-setting. Stress management techniques and other psychological skills applicable to the sport setting.

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PEMES 6297 Practicum

Practical experience in teaching physical education and/or coaching at the college level and/or K-12 level. May be repeated for maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of Graduate Advisor.

-- 3 unit(s)
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Summer 2014

HPELS 6210 Quantitative Methods in HPELS -- 3 unit(s)

Practical statistical applications commonly used in health, physical education, leisure and exercise science with a focus on the analysis and interpretation of data through the use of computer software packages. Prerequisite(s): MEASRES 4180/MEASRES 5180 or equivalent.

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PEMES 6289 Seminar in Physical Education

Special topics as indicated in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for credit.

-- 2 unit(s)
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Fall 2014

PEMES 6299 Research

Conduct supervised research on selected topic(s). Fee assessed separately for laboratory materials and/or binding of thesis/research paper.

-- 2 unit(s)
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Course delivery

During fall and spring semesters, courses are scheduled back-to-back in eight-week modules with meetings via Adobe Connect on select Monday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. Some courses and coursework are offered online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Summer sessions may meet more frequently through video Adobe Connect.

While most students encounter very few technical difficulties with our online courses, our team of support specialists is available to assist you as needed.

Services and support

Support services such as access to the UNI Rod Library, UNI Financial Aid and technical assistance will be readily available.