Online Courses

Online Courses

Course # Course Name Course Description Semester
Phe 265 Motor Learning
(3 hrs.)
Motor development and learning as it relates to Physical Education, and explaining how changes in motor development impacts the learning of motor skills. Various motor learning theories are explored with application of these theories to Physical Education and coaching. Fall
Phe 267 Teaching Elementary P.E.
(3 hrs.)
Explores the educational strategies that promote student learning in physical education classes at the elementary school level. This course, which supports the Maine Teacher Standards, looks at the following topics: developmentally appropriate instruction, social interaction, the assessment of learning, lesson planning, motor-learning, and accommodating diverse learners in the classroom. Fall
Phe 302 Teaching Secondary P.E.
(3 hrs.)
Explores the educational strategies that promote student learning in physical education classes at the middle/high school level. This course, which supports the Maine teacher standards, looks at the following topics: developmentally appropriate instruction, social interaction, the assessment of learning, lesson planning, motor-learning, and accommodating diverse learners in the classroom. Spring
Phe 361 Technology for Physical Educators
(3 hrs.)
This course offers introductions to and practice time using various technologies and computer applications that physical educators and coaches can use to enhance their abilities in analyzing and affecting skill related movement. Students will visit and interact with several physical education based web sites to gather a multitude of examples of the technologies available to the physical educator. Spring
Phe/Edu 376 Teaching HPE in the Elementary Classroom
(3 hrs.)
This course deals with the methods and techniques of teaching health and physical education to elementary school aged children in a self-contained classroom. The primary goal of this course is to assist the elementary classroom teacher in providing quality health and movement experiences that enhance learning by using the Integrated Teaching Approach. TBD
Phe 384 Fundamentals of Coaching
(3 hrs.)
This course focuses on the knowledge, behaviors, and principles associated with appropriate practices in athletic coaching. The course is overseen by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP); all course materials, lesson topics, and certification procedures are administered and followed by an ASEP certified instructor. Successful completion leads to ASEP certification. Spring
Phe 385 Adapted Physical Education
(3 hrs.)
This course focuses on motor development and motor learning issues associated with pre-K through 12th grade children having physical and/or learning disabilities. Course topics include: assessment and evaluation tools, IEPs, current research literature, appropriate teaching practices, and applicable government regulations. Spring
Phe 480 Measurement & Evaluation of P.E.
(3 hrs.)
This course will engage you in the development of measurement, evaluation, and assessment strategies relating to human performance. You will learn to apply statistical applications for analyzing human performance in order to make decisions concerning the effectiveness of those performances. Fall
Phe 485 Organization & Administration of P.E.
(3 hrs.)
This course coordinates the various phases of the Physical Education program. Emphasis is placed on the organization and administration of the total program in relation to the community, the students, school personnel, scheduling, programming, supplies, equipment, and facilities. Fall

 

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