2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2020  
2019 - 2020 College Catalog

PEDC 291 - Practicum in Physical Education/Health I


Credit Hours: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Laboratory Hours: 2

Prerequisite(s): PRKM 110 ; PRKM 130 ; PEDH 152  or PEDH 154 ; Successful completion of a minimum of 30 credits obtained under the direct supervision of SUNY Delhi; cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or permission of program advisor

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course will require the student to participate in 30 or more hours of work and observation at a local elementary or secondary school. The practicum will be completed under the supervision of a licensed physical education and/or health teacher, and is designed to provide students with an opportunity to make informed decisions about their suitability for a career in teaching. Students will be expected to spend at least an additional hour per week preparing and summarizing their observation experience. Course is restricted to Physical Education Studies students only. Students will be expected to spend at least an additional hour per week preparing and summarizing their observation experience.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course: Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Objectively examine teaching as a career.
  2. Recognize some of the major philosophical influences on public elementary and secondary education in the United States.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of educational policy and school law, organization, administration, and financing of American education.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the significance of social differences such as class, culture, race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and religion on education.
  5. Recognize physical, social, and/or psychological capabilities and limitations of the individual participant as it relates to physical education participation.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of professional preparedness in the classroom.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical role of an educator.
  8. Develop and express a personal philosophy of education.