University of Vermont

2007-08 Online Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Physical Education-Prof (EDPE)

EDPE 200 - Contemporary Issues
Designed so that its content and structure may accommodate special issues not especially appropriate within the boundaries of an existing course. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in education and related areas.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
EDPE 201 - Admin of Athletic Programs
Background for effective administration of the athletic program of schools. Include scheduling, budgeting, management, equipment, policy, public relations, and education justification. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of education and Psychology.
Credits: 3.00
EDPE 203 - Principles of Physical Ed
Principles basic to sound philosophy of physical education for appraisal of historical development; relationship to health education, recreation, and other areas; foundation and functions of physical education. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EDPE 220 - Sport in Society
Examines sport as a social institution, emphasizing interrelationships between sport and the social context in which it exists; analyzes functions and dysfunctions of sport in contemporary society. Prerequisite: SOC 001, SOC 019, or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
EDPE 240 - Motor Skill Learning & Control
Nature of motor learning; factors affecting motor learning (motivation, emotion, stress); concepts of transfer, retention; alternatives in teaching, coaching methodologies based upon applied principles in motor learning. Prerequisites: EDPE 166; ECHD 062 or ECHD 063, or equivalent. Cross-listed with: EXMS 240.
Credits: 3.00
EDPE 241 - Sem in Phys Educ & Athletics
Examination and analysis of contemporary issues and trends in physical education and athletics not especially appropriate within the boundaries of an existing course. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in physical education and related areas. Cross-listed with: EXMS 241.
Credits: 2.00 to 4.00
EDPE 260 - Adapted Physical Activity
Recognition, prevention, correction of functional, structural deviations from normal body mechanics. Organization of programs adapted to needs of handicapped individuals in both special class and mainstreamed settings. Prerequisites: EDPE 155, EDPE 104, EDPE 105 or equivalent teaching experience. Cross-listed with: EXMS 260.
Credits: 3.00
EDPE 266 - Ex Prescrip:Sprt,Hlth,Fit,Perf
Course covers basic concepts of exercise prescription and exercise program design. Particular attention is paid to individualization of exercise program to meet participant needs. Cross-listed with: EXMS 266.
Credits: 3.00
EDPE 267 - Sci Strength Training&Condtng
Course focuses on physiology of muscle adaptation following resistance or aerobic training. Particular attention is paid to specificity of metabolic adaptation for individual sports. Cross-listed with: EXMS 267.
Credits: 3.00
EDPE 295 - Lab Experience in Education
Supervised field work designed to give students experience in specialized areas for their professional development. Prerequisite: Permission of the Coordinator of Professional Laboratory Experiences.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
EDPE 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Thesis topic must be approved by a faculty committee.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
EDPE 397 - Problems in Education
Individual work on a research problem selected by the student in consultation with a staff member. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in education and related areas; endorsement by a sponsoring faculty member.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
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