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Physical Education options

PHED 3217. Physical Education in the Elementary School (2-4-4) Prerequisites: Admission to teacher education. The content and methods of teaching physical education in the elementary school; emphasis on movement education games curriculum. Laboratory experience required.

PHED 5215. The Development of Motor Skills: A Lifespan Perspective (2-2-3) Prerequisite: EDUF 2116 or EDUC 2130 with grade of "C" or better. Examines developmental changes that occur in the acquisition of fundamental locomotor and manipulative skills; factors affecting development: information processing differences between children and adults and beginning and skilled performers.

PHED 5216. Physical Education in the High School (2-4-4) Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Curriculum development and methods of teaching physical education in the high school. Laboratory experience is required.

PHED 6116. Analysis of Teaching Behavior in Physical Education (3-0-3) Techniques and instruments for identifying and evaluating teaching behaviors with emphasis on research findings and their application to physical education.