College of Education
KNES 500 The Curriculum in Kinesiology Credit, 3 hours
A survey of present status of the school curriculum in physical education. Emphasis given to the study of criteria and standards in the selection, evaluation and grade placement of course content and physical activities. Prerequisites: Admission to the TEP Program; graduate level.
KNES 501 Advanced Study of Methods and
Techniques in Athletic Coaching Credit, 3 hours
Theory and advanced techniques of coaching. Special attention given to conditioning and motivation of the athlete and philosophies of different coaches.
KNES 502 Developing Creativity Outdoors Credit, 3 hours
Contribution to a child’s creativity through exploration, discovery, and direct experiences utilizing the natural environment as a learning laboratory, through physical education activities.
KNES 507 Introduction to Research Methods in Health, Physical Education and Recreation Credit, 3 hours
Introduction to graduate study with emphasis upon collecting, organizing and reporting data gathered in studying selected problems.
KNES 520 Evaluation in Health and Kinesiology Credit, 3 hours
Study of tests and evaluation materials pertinent to the area of health and physical education. Includes methods of gathering data, administering tests, test construction, marking and grading, and statistical analysis of data. Prerequisites: Admission to the TEP Program; graduate level.
KNES 521 The Curriculum in Health Credit, 3 hours
Analysis of basic principles, techniques and methods of curriculum development for school health instruction. Emphasis on selection of subject matter, scope and sequence, and of various curriculum designs as well as teaching strategies in a comprehensive school health curriculum.
KNES 522 The School Health Program Credit, 3 hours
Correlation and integration of health instruction with the total seven other components of the school program will be reviewed. Advances and recent developments in the field of health also studied.
KNES 525 Motor Learning and Psychological
Aspects of Movement Credit, 3 hours
Investigation of factors that have implications for motor learning throughout the life span; practical implications for teaching, coaching, and analyzing motor skills.
KNES 530 Middle and Secondary Methods of Teaching Physical Education (6–12) Credit, 3 hours
Emphasis on planning, class organization and management strategies, instructional strategies, assessment, and issues impacting the middle and secondary physical-education program. Course is field-based for 10 weeks at a middle/secondary school. Prerequisites: Admission to the TEP Program; graduate level.
KNES 531 Organization and Administration of Athletics Credit, 3 hours
Study of principles and policies of athletics administration. Special emphasis on organizational patterns and procedures in intramural, interscholastic and intercollegiate programs.
KNES 540 Seminar in Health, Physical Education and Recreation Credit, 3 hours
Study of developments in the field of education, with particular emphasis on health and physical education. Current issues will be researched with special attention to the application of research.
KNES 550 Administration of Programs of Health and Physical Education in Elementary and Secondary Schools Credit, 3 hours
Problems of administration in the design and conduct of programs in health and physical education at the elementary and secondary school levels.
KNES 551 Readings in Physical Education Credit, 1–3 hours
Directed readings and comprehensive review of literature of the discipline of health and physical education which will culminate in research papers and presentations. This course can be repeated one time for up to 3 hours credit with Program Coordinator approval.
KNES 555 Wellness Leadership Credit, 3 hours
The course is designed to assist professionals to conceptualize documented strategies for achieving a high level of wellness. Emphasis should be placed upon current personal lifestyle behaviors and issues that are recognized nationally and state-wide as public health concerns.
KNES 575 Adapted Physical Education for the Exceptional Child Credit, 3 hours
Designed to provide students with basic knowledge and skills necessary to meet the needs of exceptional children.
KNES 589 Elementary Methods in Physical
Education Credit, 3 hours
Emphasis on planning, class organization and management strategies, instructional strategies, and assessment in the elementary physical-education program. Course is field-based for 10 weeks at an elementary school. Prerequisites: Admission to the TEP Program; graduate level.
KNES 590 Directed Reading or Directed Individual Study Credit, 3–6 hours
With permission of adviser. This course can be repeated two times for up to 6 hours credit with Program Coordinator approval.