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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HPE 573 - Pedagogical Strategies in School Health Education


This course is designed to provide health and physical education (HPE) graduate students the knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge and skills necessary to teach comprehensive school health education in the K-12 setting.

Prerequisite: HPE 572.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Implement trust builders, energizers, and games into scheduled teaching experiences.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write formal lesson and unit plans for school health education utilizing the Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT).
  • Design, create, and deliver a 3-Iesson unit on a selected health topic supported by the National Health Education Standards (NHES) and the Washington State Essential Learning Requirements (EALRs).
  • Create and implement values education techniques into a 3-Iesson health unit tailored to K-12 students.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of research-based instructional strategies and models such as: brain-based learning, constructivism, multiple intelligences theory, cooperative learning models, memory models, concept development, and direct instruction.
  • Create and implement formative and summative assessment strategies to k-12 students.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations Online

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