NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Personal Fitness for Teachers

EDUC 600

3 CREDITS

$695

Online

Instructor: John Ditter

Grading: Letter

Monday, February 17, 2014 - Sunday, March 30, 2014

Section 2: April 28 - May 31, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

Partner Course Fee: $695

Course Description:

According to research, teachers who are at the "top of their game" physically do a much better job in their classroom. Students who are active and physically fit are engaged in their own learning and do better on student achievement scores.  Implement a Plan of Action and discuss topics such as nutrition, cardiovascular, weight management, strength training, and stress management.

Objectives:

As result of participation in this course, participates should know and understand:

  1. A working knowledge and understanding of the background, rationale, principles, concepts and theories behind the current Fitness & Health movement in the United States as measured by the quality of assignments 1 and 4, readings as noted, and rubrics 1A, 1B, 4A and 7A.
  2. The reasons behind the new emphasis on fitness by the USOE as measured by the quality of assignments 1 and 4, readings as noted, and rubrics 1A, 1B, 4A and 7A.
  3. A working knowledge and understanding of the related and current research on fitness as measured by the quality of assignments 1 and 4, readings as noted, and rubrics 1A, 1B, 4A and 7A.
  4. How to develop a well-rounded fitness program with measurable outcomes as measured by the quality of assignments 2 and 3, readings as noted, and rubrics 2A, 3A and 5A.
  5. How to design and implement a safe and effective fitness program for both teachers and students as measured by the quality of assignments 2 and 3, readings as noted, and rubrics 2A, 3A and 5A.
  6. How to identify the components of an effective and well-balanced fitness program as measured by the quality of assignments 2 and 3, readings as noted, and rubrics 2A, 3A and 5A.
  7. How to monitor and evaluate improvement in individual fitness program as measured by the quality of assignment 3, readings as noted, and rubric 3A.
  8. How to implement application components of a Plan of Action in their professional setting with a focus on student achievement as measured by the quality of assignment 3, readings as noted, and rubric 3A.

Text:

Karpay. E. (2000). The everything total fitness book. Avon, MA: Adams Media Corporation.

Special Instructions:

The total cost includes the NDSU graduate credit however textbooks are not included.

**Registration Instructions:

You will be directed to the IGS website for registration.

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