Department of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science kin 320-E

Download 35.21 Kb.
Size35.21 Kb.
California State University, Los Angeles Winter 2003

Department of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science

KIN 320-E

Professional Activity-Aesthetics-Gymnastics, Combatives, and Dance

Instructor: Stephen Gonzalez
Office: Physical Education Bldg. Room #229 Phone: (323) 343-4656


Office Hours:

Monday and Wednesday 10:00 am – 10:45 am, Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm and Tuesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm or by Appt..

Recommended Texts:
Mood, D., Musker, F. F., & Rink, J. E. (2002). Sports and recreational activities (13th ed.). Boston, MA: WCB Mc Graw-Hill.
Mosston, M., & Ashworth S. (2002). Teaching Physical Education. (5th Ed.) CA: Benjamin Cummings.
NASPE Standards and Assessment Task Force. (1995). Moving into the future: National Standards for Physical Education. St. Louis: Mosby
Physical Education Curriculum Framework Committee (1994). Physical Education Framework for California, Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve. Sacramento: California Department of Education.
Schmottlach, N., et. Al. (2001). Physical Education Handbook (10th ed.), Prentice-Hall, Old Tappan, New Jersey.
Required Material:

Students will be expected to have a whistle

Students will be expected to be appropriately dressed for each teaching episode and class participation activity.

Students will be responsible for maintaining a notebook with all lesson plans and alternative activities. Three-ring notebook must be white and 1” to 1 ½ “ in thickness. (Details will be explained in class)

E-mail account/NIS account

Physical Education Bldg. Room # 134, Mondays, Wednesdays 10:50 am – 12:50 pm (Lecture and lab activity). Lab activities will vary from PE Bldg. Room 134 and PE Room 213.

KIN 319, KIN 410

Course Description:

This course is primarily designed for the development of teaching skills, knowledge of rules, and analysis of techniques at the beginning level of gymnastics, self-defense, and dance. This course is designed for students majoring in Kinesiology (Teaching Option).

Course Objective: At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of aesthetic sports and activities as specified in the California State Physical Education Framework.

  2. Appreciate the historical development of Dance, Gymnastics, and Self-Defense.

  3. Implement appropriate movement skill and movement knowledge that pertain to the teaching of aesthetic sports as specified in the California State Physical Education Framework (i.e. motor learning, biomechanics and exercise physiology).

  4. Plan and execute effective lessons for aesthetic sports that include activities for all three learning domains (i.e. motor, affective, and cognitive).

  5. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of terminology associated with Dance, Gymnastics, and Self-Defense..

  6. Identify teaching strategies that maximize activity time, inclusion, and success in aesthetic sport lessons, for physical education students.

  7. Be familiar with the following methods of teaching styles: Command, Practice, Reciprocal, Self-Check, Inclusion, and Guided Discovery.

  8. Assess the effectiveness of their own lessons and those of other students using Anderson Analysis of Activity Time, AIM, use of student’s names, unnecessary words and phrases, and teacher movement and student demonstrations.

  9. Assess information pertaining to teaching aesthetic sports using the Internet to locate related sites.

  10. Construct a manual of lesson plans for all aesthetic presentations.

Course Requirements:
Attendance/Participation 20 %

Regular participation is important. Each class session will focus on new concepts geared towards sport development and understanding. The majority of the class meetings will be activity based and will involve moving as a means of understanding the context of the various aesthetic based activities. For this reason, comfortable clothing is necessary and will be required. Points will be given for attendance and participation. Students are expected to arrive on time to class. Loss of points as a result of excessive tardiness will be at the discretion of the Instructor. Appropriate clothing, as well as, tennis shoes is required for participation. Points will be lost if students are not properly dressed for activities.

Team Sport Lesson Plan Notebook 25%

Students will be required to create a lesson plan notebook for the three-team sports. Three-ring notebook must be white and 1” to 1 ½ “ in thickness. (Details will be explained in class) A spot check of this assignment will be done about the sixth week of the quarter. This assignment will be due at the end of the ninth week of the quarter.

The Lesson Plan Notebook must contain, but not limited to:

Cover Page

Table of Contents

Brief History and explanation of the sport/activity

Goals and Objectives statement according to the California State Framework and/or the National Content Standards for Physical Education

Presented lesson plans

Downloaded drills from Internet site


Sport Activity Teaching 30%

Students will be assigned to teach a lesson in all three-aesthetic sport activities. The lesson plan can include introduction of a new skill(s), drills, or offense and defensive strategies. Lesson plans must be e-mailed to the instructor one day before the lesson is to be presented. Students will use a lesson plan format designed by the instructor. Each lesson plan will be worth 10 percentage points.

No make-ups will be allowed if a student misses the day he/she is assigned to teach.

Exams/Quizzes 15%

There will be three (3) quizzes. The purpose of these quizzes is to assess the knowledge of the various aesthetic activities. The dates for these quizzes will be announced in class. Each quiz will be worth 5% points.

Downloaded Sport/Activity Drills from three Internet Web sites 5%

Student must locate three different Internet sites for each of the three aesthetic activities. Download three (3) sets of drills or activities pertaining to the development of the fundamental skills of gymnastics, dance, and self-defense.

Completion of AIM (activity, instruction, and management) Self-Evaluation form 5%

Students will be videotaped presenting one of the three assigned lesson plans. Students will be responsible for providing their own VHS-C cassette for taping. Students must complete the AIM Self-Evaluation form and present both an electronic copy and hard copy to the Instructor no later than one week after the assigned presentation.

General Student Information:

  • Attendance and participation are essential. Class begins promptly on time. You will receive reduced attendance credit after the second time in which you are late. You are expected to attend all the classes unless you are sick of have family emergencies.

  • Please dress appropriately when presenting your assigned lesson plans, as it is very important to be a role model for the children you will be teaching in the future.

  • Please dress appropriately when participating in class activities.

  • Check your E-mail daily for all information being sent by the instructor.

  • You are responsible for the breakdown and set up of equipment as it pertains to your lesson presentation.

Under no circumstances will extra credit be given!!!

The date for the Final Exam is scheduled for Monday March 17, 2003 @ 10:45 am.
Score and Letter Grade Equivalent:
100% - 95% = A

94% - 90% = A-

89% - 85% = B+

84% - 80% = B

79% - 75% = C+

74% - 70% = C

69% - 65% = C-

64% - 60% = D

59% - 56% = D-

55% - 00% = Fail

Students are responsible for all materials, test, and quizzes administered in class. Each session attendance is important and active participation is graded. Punctuality is crucial since students are responsible for the arrangement and dismantling of the equipment if necessary.

Cheating or plagiarizing in this course will result in zero score and will seriously effect your grade.

The University considers cheating to a voluntary act for which there may be reasons, but for which there is no acceptable excuse. The term “cheating” includes, but is not limited to (CSLA General Catalog, 2001 – 2002):

  • Plagiarism;

  • Receiving or knowingly supplying unauthorized information during an examination;

  • Using unauthorized materials or sources during an examination;

  • Changing an answer after work has been graded and presenting it as improperly graded;

  • Taking an examination for another student or having another student take an examination for you;

  • Forging or altering registration or grade document.

***If you wish to receive an incomplete in this course, you must submit a written request to the instructor with your final exam. All students will receive the grade corresponding to the number of points they have earned, unless they have request an incomplete.
****This course is tentative and subject to change. Any changes will be announced/explained in class. It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of any changes announced in class.

Download 35.21 Kb.

Share with your friends:

The database is protected by copyright © 2023
send message

    Main page