May 29, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PESH 447 - Inclusive Strategies and Activities for Diverse Learners

This course will provide inclusive strategies and activities for diverse learners in physical education and school health.

Credits: (3)

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

  • Demonstrate how to use developmentally appropriate adaptations and modifications that will enable success of learners with disabilities, impairments, and disorders (i.e., physical, intellectual, emotional/behavior, health-related disorders, social interaction disorders) for an inclusive physical education class.
  • Identify and describe federal and state legislation and current issues pertaining to children with disabilities and specifically to their participation in physical education, physical activity/fitness, and sport.
  • Identify and describe the planning process for creating and implementing an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for a child with a disability who is included in regular physical education.
  • Demonstrate how to make appropriate instructional accommodations for children who have a difficult time understanding directions, strategies, and rules of various sports, games, and physical activities.
  • Identify and analyze various assessment procedures and standardized assessments that can facilitate the inclusion of students with disabilities into regular physical education.
  • Demonstrate the understanding of age and developmentally appropriate practices and identify strategies that will help diverse learners become self- motivated in their participation in physical education, physical activity/fitness, and sport.

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