2021-2022 Catalog

EDE 403 Health and Fitness Methods

This course provides an integrated approach that equally values and develops students in both health/fitness and the arts. Topics include the artistic processes of creating, performing and responding, and appropriate development of students' basic motor skills, rhythmic ability, physical activity, and physical fitness. Candidates learn efficient and effective strategies to integrate health/fitness and the arts into other content areas, thereby addressing state learning standards across multiple subjects.  

Credits

2

Outcomes

  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Describe strategies to both 1) develop students’ basic motor skills, rhythmic ability, physical activity, and physical fitness, and 2) incorporate movement to facilitate.student engagement and neural development.
  3. Explain the educational benefits of integrating health and fitness into the curriculum.
  4. Analyze the social justice implications of currently relevant health concerns for PK-12 students.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of culturally competent approaches to impacting health concerns through instruction and classroom community.
  6. Apply understanding of health and fitness by integrating these topics into other content areas.