Mar 27, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PESH 342 - Developmental Movement

Instruction in the analysis and teaching of movement concepts, locomotor, and non-locomotor skills.

Prerequisite: PESH 280.

Credits: (4)

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

  • 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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