HPE 781 (01) - Introduction to Adapted Physical Education

Adapted Physical Education

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 16468
This course covers with the skills to adeptly execute diverse physical activity programs tailored to the specific requirements of individuals with disabilities within K-12 school settings. The focus of the course lies in addressing considerations for physical activity programming and understanding the characteristics of individuals dealing with developmental, physical, emotional, sensory, health, learning, and/or multiple disabilities. This course begins with an understanding of the term disability followed by the legal mandates that define school policy and student placement. Throughout the course an overview of disability will be analyzed with readings that include an analysis of the social medical models designed to challenge the social construction of disability and orientations for practice. Classroom time will also include direct teaching of individuals with disabilities in physical activity settings.
Equivalent(s): KIN 781
Cross listed with : HPE 781.02, KIN 881.01
Only listed majors in section: HEALTH&PHYSED
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Scott McNamara

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MW 4:10pm - 5:30pm NHH G37