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K-12 “SPECIALS”

All courses are ON-LINE  and are awarded 3 college graduate level credits (unless stated otherwise)

EDPR 540 Methods of Teaching Physical Education

July 7 – August 15 | Registration Closes June 30, 2014

Methods of Teaching Physical Education is designed for the physical education teacher. Emphasis will be placed on teaching method and strategies, designing learning experiences and tasks, task presentations, observation techniques, developing and maintaining a learning environment and using assessment in the physical education classroom.

Required Text: Thomas, K 3rd Edition  Physical Education Methods for Elementary Teachers

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EDPR 538 Methods of Teaching Health

June 23 – August  3  |  Registration closes June 15, 2014

Participants will obtain the necessary skills to plan and implement a variety of health promotion lessons & methods in the school. Students will be exposed to these methods through textbook and outside readings. Methods will be critically examined for effectiveness in the cognitive, affective, and behavioral areas. A variety of contemporary teaching methods appropriate for use in grades K-12 will be presented.

Required Text:   Anspaugh, D;  & Ezell, G   9th edition (earlier editions are also acceptable) Teaching Today’s Health

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EDPR 556 Methods of  Teaching a Foreign Language

June 1 to July 13th
This course prepares students to teach Foreign Languages. A variety of teaching/learning strategies, methods, and activities will be examined.  Emphasis will be placed on teaching meaningful language and real communication skills. Students will learn the  integrative  approach  to modern language instruction in which language is presented,  taught, and  assessed in meaningful contexts.

Required Text: Blaz, Deborah   Foreign Language Teacher’s Guide to Active Learning.

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EDPF 511 Health Education Part 1

July 7 – August 15 | Registration Closes June 30, 2014

This course “provides a broad introduction to successful school health programming to reduce health risks and promote school success. The text emphasizes the skills needed to teach health, while providing background information on key health topics. This practical approach prepares school teachers to provide quality health instruction. All the suggested teaching activities are aligned with the National Health Education Standards and include sample assessment strategies”.

Required Text: Telliohann, S & Symons C – any edition  Health Education

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EDPF 512 Health Education Part 2

July 7 – August 15 | Registration Closes June 30, 2014
Health Education 2- “provides a broad introduction to successful school health programming to reduce health risks and promote school success. The text emphasizes the skills needed to teach health, while providing background information on key health topics. This practical approach prepares school teachers to provide quality health instruction.  The focus on Part 2 will be; helping students develop skills for positive health habits and helping students translate their skills to manage health risks.

Required Text: Telliohann, S & Symons C – any edition  Health Education

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EDPE 599  Project Based Learning for Health Educators

Not offered Summer Semester

Project-based learning is a teaching approach that engages students in sustained, collaborative real-world investigations. Projects are organized around a driving question, and students participate in a variety of tasks that seek to meaningfully address this question.[1] Students will be guided through PBL development, design, management, and assessment.  Students will be integrating their local health curriculum,  MLR and Common Core standards to  create units that seek real world health solutions by creating complex “driving questions”.


[1] http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/4753

Required Text: Project Based Learning Handbook: A Guide to Standards-Focused Project Based Learning Thom Markham (Author), John Larmer (Author), Jason Ravitz (Author)

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