House Bill 2504 Fall 2011 Course Syllabus KINE-1238-01 - Phys Fitness-Sport Intern
Fall 2011 Course Syllabus
KINE-1238-01 - Phys Fitness-Sport Intern
|Instructor||Broussard, Jodi Lyn|
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|Course Description||Orientation to the field of Physical Fitness & Sports. Includes the study and practice of activities and principles that promote physical fitness, including team sports.|
|Attendance Policy||Since this is an Intern class, we will not meet as a group at the scheduled class time weekly. Instead, you will be expected to schedule and complete your hours on your own.|
|Course Grading Scale||90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F|
|Determination of Final Grade||Journal/Observation Hours - You will be expected to complete a total of 25 observation/practicum hours for the semester. Each hour not completed will deduct points from your journal grade. Your observations may consist of basketball or softball practices and/or games, prior approved fitness center recreation time, prior approved class times with other instructors, or any other departmental area with necessary help needed. You MUST have pre-approval through me for any observations other than lscpa sports practices and games. You MUST have signatures from the coaches/trainer/or area supervisor verifying all of your documented hours. NO EXCEPTIONS! If you are an athlete at this campus, you may NOT accrue hours during your own sport practice time!!! NO EXCEPTIONS! You will turn in a journal in a binder folder including a summary of each observation/activity you participated in. This journal is due Tuesday, December 6th, by 12:30pm AT THE LATEST! If you complete it before then, you may turn it in whenever you like.|
|Final Exam Date||December 6, 2011 - 12:00 PM|
|Major Assignments||Weeks 1-16: Students will complete various Intern duties based on the needs of the Department of Health, Fitness & Sport.|
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates||Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - Journal Due|
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
3. Uses critical thinking skills
a. Identifies problem, argument, or issue (to determine extent of
b. Differentiates the facts from opinions as relates to situation
c. Constructs possible solutions or prediction or consequences
d. Uses logical, sound reasoning to justify conclusion
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
To orient themselves to the field of Physical Fitness and Sports where they are confortable in all aspects of the program including Fitness, Recreation, Sports, Athletic Training, and the business side of the department.
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
Some material in this course may be copyrighted. They may be used only for instructional purposes this semester,
by students enrolled in this course. These materials are being used fairly and legally.
No one may distribute or share these copyrighted materials in any medium or format with anyone outside this class,
including publishing essays with copyrighted material, uploading copyrighted material to Facebook or YouTube, or
painting or performing copyrighted material for public display.
Copyright violation is not the same thing as plagiarism. Plagiarism is intellectual dishonesty. Offenses of plagiarism result in lower grades or failing scores, and professors and the college strictly enforce plagiarism rules. There is never any acceptable use of plagiarism. Copyright violation is a legal offense, punishable by large fines and penalties.
Copyrighted material can be used if permission from the material’s creator is obtained, or if its use meets the standards of fair use in an educational setting. For example, a student can quote a line from Shakespeare’s Hamlet in a report without violating copyright but still be guilty of plagiarism if the quotation is not properly documented.
If you are in doubt about what material can be freely used, ask your professor or contact the Dean of Library Services, at (409) 984-6216.
Assessment is a process by which LSCPA can help you learn better and gauge the level of progress you have made to
attain knowledge, skills, beliefs, and values. It also helps your professors understand how to improve teaching
and testing methods in your classes, and it helps each department understand and improve degree and certificate
Periodically LSC-PA will collect assessment data for research and reporting purposes, including statistical data and sometimes copies of your work. Be assured that all material the college uses for assessment purposes will be kept confidential. To ensure anonymity, your name will be removed from any material we use for assessment purposes, including video-recorded performances, speeches, and projects.
If you object to allowing LSC-PA to use your material for assessment purposes, submit a letter stating so to your professor by the 12th class day. You will still be required to participate in whatever assessments are being done; we just won’t use your data.
What’s the difference between assessment and grades? The grades you get on papers, projects, speeches, and assignments are specific types of focused assessment. LSC-PA’s assessment efforts include class grades, surveys, standardized tests, and other tools.
Federal privacy laws apply to college students. This means that college employees, including instructors, cannot
divulge information to third parties, including parents and legal guardians of students. Even if the students are
minors, information about their college work cannot be shared with anyone except in very limited circumstances.
Anyone requesting information about a student should be referred to the Registrar. Instructors will be notified in writing by that Office about what information may be released and to whom.
Please remember that releasing private information about a student, however innocuous it may seem, can be a violation of federal law, with very serious consequences.
Circumstances under which information may be released:
An adult student may submit, to the Registrar, a handwritten, signed note granting permission for release of
information. The note must specify what information may be divulged, and it must specify the name of the person
to whom the information may be given.
The Registrar’s office is located in the Student Center room 303B, and can be reached at (409) 984-6165.
This course helps add to the students’ overall collegiate experience in the following ways:
|Degree Plan Evaluation||
A Degree Plan Evaluation will help you determine which classes you need to complete your program.
All of the classes that you have taken that apply to your declared major will be listed on the right. If you have a class that still needs to be completed, a “NO” will be listed on the right next to the required class.
|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA’s efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|
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