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SED PE 513: Practical Applications for PE and HE
Introduces future educators, coaches, and movement professionals to fundamental movement skills, principles of fitness education, sport rules and skills, and teaching methodologies related to movement education. In addition to scheduled course time, students will participate in a 40-hour pre-practicum experience during the semester.4 cr.
SED PE 529: The Psychology of Coaching Teams
Graduate Prerequisites: SED PE375 or Consent of Instructor
This course aims to give students a better understanding of the complex web of psychological factors that coaches contend with when trying to create a successful team. Central topics include leadership, group cohesion, collective-efficacy, systems theory, group psychodynamics and team dynamics. Students study different theories that might explain group and team behavior. As part of their learning students are required to participate in a group project to experience a team dynamic firsthand. The course also focuses on understanding how great coaches accomplish their success. An important aspect of the course is for students to consider the ethical and moral dimensions of coaching in different contexts. In this discussion we examine the central topics of sportsmanship and character development. Graduate Prereq: SED PE 375 or Consent of Instructor. 4 cr.
SED PE 580: Student Teaching Practicum: Physical Education, Pre-K-8
Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. For students seeking initial licensure in physical education in elementary and middle schools. Students are placed in schools for daily school schedule and are supervised jointly by cooperating practitioners and University personnel. Fldwk w/ seminar. Minimum 300 hours required. 8?cr.
SED PE 581: Student Teaching Half Practicum: Physical Education, Pre-K-8
Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. For students seeking current initial licensure in physical education, i.e., Pre-K-8 and 5-12. Students are placed in schools for the daily school schedule and are supervised jointly by cooperating practitioners and University personnel. Fldwk w/ seminar. Minimum 150 hours required. 4?cr.
SED PE 582: Student Teaching Practicum: Physical Education 5-12
Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. For students seeking initial licensure in physical education in middle, junior, and senior high schools. Students are placed in schools for daily school schedule and are supervised jointly by supervising practitioners and University program supervisor Fldwk w/ seminar. Minimum 300 hours required. 8?cr.
SED PE 583: Student Teaching Half Practicum: Physical Education, 5-12
For students seeking current initial licensure in physical education Students are placed in schools for the daily school schedule and are supervised jointly by supervising practitioners and University program supervisors. Fldwk w/ seminar. Minimum 150 hours required. 4 cr.
SED PE 584: Half Prac:5-12
SED PE 591: Coaching Practica
These courses are designed to assist students in preparing for their practical experiences coaching. Through discussion of readings, reflection and written work, students help each other, with the assistance of the instructor, to solve problems related to experiences at the practicum sites. 2 cr.
SED PE 592: Coaching Practica
Designed to assist students in preparing for their practical experiences coaching. Through discussion of readings, reflection and written work, students help each other, with the assistance of the instructor, to solve problems related to experiences at the practicum sites. Fldwk w/seminar. 2 cr.
SED PE 705: Analysis of Teaching Movement
Teaching human movement activities in the context of innovative techniques, current humanizing influences, shared decision-making principles, and psychosocial influences in general motor learning. Converts basic physical educational theories and current research into classroom, gymnasium, and playing field practices. 4 cr.
SED PE 710: Sport Theory and Social Systems
Relationship of sport and cultural dynamics, sociogenic factors underlying competitive physical activity, and the behavioral responses of sport participants to various socio cultural sociocultural motivations. Role of sport in past and current societies. 4 cr.
SED QT 999: Quito SED Prog
SED RS 500: Res Methods
SED RS 600: Introduction to Research
Designed to introduce students to?social science?research methods including quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method?approaches to education inquiry. Students will develop skills in conducting literature searches, reading empirical research studies and applying these methods. Students leave the course better able to critically examine research presented in the mass media, critically engage with research?in the workplace, and participate in research-based efforts to improve education. 4 cr.
SED RS 620: Action Research and Practitioner Inquiry
Overview of the foundations and techniques for conducting action research. Encourages the development of an inquiry stance within the practice of teachers, principals, and other school-based practitioners. Students engage in planning, collecting, and analyzing data through an action research project. 4 cr.
SED RS 652: Qualitative Research Methods
The historical and theoretical bases and the techniques for conducting qualitative research. Analysis of the questions for which qualitative research is best suited and how it differs from quantitative research. Consideration of ethical issues in qualitative research. Students critique published research and engage in planning a study, gaining entry, collecting and analyzing data, and presenting the findings. 4 cr.
SED RS 653: Quantitative Research Methods
Conceptualization of quantitative research problems. Study descriptive and inferential statistics most commonly used for analyzing data in educational research including t-tests, ANOVAs, multiple comparisons, correlation, regression, and chi square. Emphasis placed on interpretation. Research project requires identifying a problem, gathering and analyzing data, and writing the results in APA format. 4 cr.
SED RS 654: Educational Inquiry and Proposal Writing
Overview of foundational questions related to what is important and knowable about educational matters (including issues of objectivity and subjectivity) and how different empirical methods of inquiry respond to such questions. Topics include: standards of believability, persuasiveness, and utility in different kinds of inquiry and the relationships among theoretical, quantitative and qualitative methods in the cycle of scientific discovery. Emphasis is on formulating significant research questions, clarifying important concepts for research, and preparing sound research proposals. Open only to matriculated doctoral students who have completed the prerequisites. 4 cr.
SED RS 699: Research Apprenticeship
Collaboration with a faculty member on funded or unfunded research. Particular focus will depend on the stage of design or implementation of the particular study, and may include formulation and refinement or research questions, design of the methodological plan, data collection, analysis, interpretation, and report of findings. Var cr.
SED RS 750: Advanced Research Seminar
Graduate Prerequisites: Three graduate-level research courses including RS654 and consent of instructor.
Provides direction on substantive and procedural issues in the design and conduct of research. Requires students to present drafts of their dissertation proposals for critique in seminar format and to contribute to the constructive criticism of proposals presented by fellow classmates. Graduate Prereq: For doctoral students who have already clarified their research interests and are ready to work on their dissertation proposals. Three graduate-level research courses and consent of instructor. 4 cr.