May 17, 2021
PESH 342 - Developmental Movement
Instruction in the analysis and teaching of movement concepts, locomotor, and non-locomotor skills.
Prerequisite: PESH 280.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Organize developmentally appropriate progression for each of the skill themes and movement concepts.
- Identify and provide appropriate movement tasks and instructional cues based on the observed skill level of children.
- Accurately describe and demonstrate an appropriate progression of cues (critical elements) based on generic levels of skill proficiency.
- Demonstrate the knowledge to create interesting challenges that motivate children to continue to practice tasks.
- Identify critical elements for basic locomotor and stability skills and develop appropriate sequences.
- Define and provide practical examples of skill themes, movement, and how they are taught effectively.
- Explain the need for generic levels of skill proficiency and how they are used in conjunction with skill themes to build a developmentally appropriate physical education curriculum for children.
- Demonstrate with competence basic locomotor and stability skills including rhythms and physical activities (sports, games, lifelong leisure activities).
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