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HPE 467. Student Teaching for Health and Physical Education

Credits: 6
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Supervised teaching for Health and Physical Education Teacher Education students, leading to 5-12 Health Education and Pre K-12 Physical Education licensure.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: S/U
Additional Information: Additional fee: $22.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Subject Matter: a. Candidate applies the central concepts, tools of inquiry and structures of the discipline(s) he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students. b. Candidate knows and applies discipline-specific and theoretical concepts critical to the development of a physically educated person.
2. Student Learning: a. Candidate develops and provides learning opportunities for children and supports their intellectual, social and personal development. b. Candidate utilizes assessments and reflection to foster student learning and inform instructional decisions.
3. Diverse Learners: a. Candidate uses the knowledge of how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners.
4. Instructional Strategies: a. Candidate understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage students' development of critical thinking, problem solving and performance skills. b. Candidates utilize assessments and reflection to foster student learning and inform instructional decisions.
5. Learning Environment: a. Candidate uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning and self-motivation.
6. Communication: a. Candidate uses knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration and supportive interaction in the classroom.
7. Planning Instruction: a. Candidate plans instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, students, the community and curriculum goals. b. Candidate plans and implements a variety of developmentally appropriate, learning experiences and content aligned with local, state, and national standards to develop physically educated individuals.
8. Assessment: a. Candidate understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social and physical development of the learner.
9. Reflection and Professional Development: a. Candidate is a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his/her choices and actions on others (students, parents and other professionals in the learning community) and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
10. Partnerships: a. Candidate fosters relationships with school colleagues, parents and agencies in the larger community to support students' learning and well-being.

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