Physical Education Professional (PEPROF)

Courses

PEPROF 527   MOTOR PROGRAMMING FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD   2 Units

This course is designed for those who plan to work with children in any type of preschool program. Emphasis will be placed on providing ideas for developmental motor activities that will aid children with their 1) physical coordination, 2) emotional reactions to various experiences, 3) social interactions, and 4) mental development.

PEPROF 672   ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE   3 Units

Theoretical considerations and laboratory experiences in physiology of exercise at an advanced level. Includes exercise biochemistry, biochemical analysis, environmental considerations, exercise histochemistry, cardiorespiratory considerations, animal experimentation, electromyography and aids to performance.

PEPROF 675   ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR LICENSURE STUDENTS   3 Units

This course focuses on adapted physical education teaching strategies and service delivery models in PK-12 settings. The etiology and effects of select physical, sensory, intellectual and other developmental disabilities will be addressed. Content emphasizes movement implications and strategies to enhance physical activity behavior and pedagogical methods for integrating students in a variety of age appropriate physical activities.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND WITHIN THREE SEMESTERS OF STUDENT TEACHING

PEPROF 680   HEALTH PROMOTION MANAGEMENT   3 Units

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of management, operations and programs for health promotion organizations. Begins with the planning, design, financing and construction of health promotion facilities. Includes the hiring and organization of staff members, the development and marketing of special programs and the administration and finance of health promotion organizations.

PEPROF 690   WORKSHOP IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION   Repeatable   0.5-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques.

PEPROF 691   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable Topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

PEPROF 694   SEMINAR   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.

PEPROF 696   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   0.5-3 Units

PEPROF 710   TRENDS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION   3 Units

Designed to improve instruction through an analysis of current objectives, new materials, revised curriculum and methods, current literature, current legislation, and organization of physical education within school and related learning laboratories.

PEPROF 712   CURRICULUM IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION   3 Units

This course will assist the teacher with the process of curriculum development through an analysis of influences that effect curriculum change. Identification of aims, objectives, methods, materials and evaluation which are instrumental in development of efficient and effective programs in physical education.

PEPROF 714   BEST PRACTICES FOR TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION   3 Units

Designed to improve teaching skills and instruction through an analysis of current effective teaching literature, including the knowledge base for becoming an effective physical education teacher, concepts of preventative management behaviors and discipline strategies, curriculum, assessment and planning for effective instruction, and skills and strategies for delivering effective physical education programs.

PEPROF 725   CARDIORESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY   3 Units

An advanced course in the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac, vascular and pulmonary systems with an emphasis on the impact and adaptations during exercise to these systems.

PEPROF 752   NEW DIMENSIONS IN TEACHING LIFETIME SPORTS   3 Units

The course is designed to explore new curriculum ideas, skills, and teaching techniques used in Lifetime Sports. Utilization will be made of lectures, field trips, and participation and discussion of new techniques and activities.

PEPROF 779   CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES   3 Units

Students will apply career and professional development theories to practice to inform professional advancement. Students will develop an understanding of networking and branding strategies for personal career advancement as well as methods to facilitate continuing education for employees within an organization. Cross-Listed: HEALEAD/PEPROF/HEALTHED/RECREATN/COACHING 779

PEPROF 781   CAPSTONE PORTFOLIO AND CAREER APPLICATION   3 Units

Students will make connections between research and practice appropriate to a capstone experience as the culminating requirement for graduate education resulting in a portfolio that includes a written product(s) along with reflection and/or other materials associated with the capstone experience. Cross-Listed: HELEAD/PEPROF/HEALTHED/RECREATN/COACHING 781

PEPROF 790   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques.

PEPROF 793   PRACTICUM   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Prereq: Graduate status, application and interview, completion of 9 credits at UW-Whitewater, and designated curriculum check sheet requirements. (Not to be used for first-time certification)

PEPROF 794   SEMINAR   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.

PEPROF 796   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings.

PEPROF 798   INDIVIDUAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

PEPROF 799   THESIS RESEARCH   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.