PE 374 Methods of Teaching Health-Related Fitness
Introduces the physical education teacher candidate to the philosophy, concepts and practice of teaching developmentally appropriate health-related fitness for PK-12 public school children. The emphasis is on how to develop the attitude, knowledge and skills that will result in a lifetime of healthy physical activity choices. The focus is on cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, nutrition and body composition. In accordance with CT law, districts may require criminal background and/or DCF child abuse and neglect registry checks to participate in the field experiences in this class. Students are required to follow the background check policies of the district in which they are placed and are responsible for all associated fees. CCSU is not responsible for district policies.
(C- or higher)Open to Physical Education or Dance Education majors only