The MA (Hons) Physical Education programme aims to provide an education that develops professional learners with a well-developed understanding of scientific knowledge and both historical and contemporary perspectives in physical education. Preventive measures put in place by physical education teachers and health education teachers are helping students and parents fight the epidemic of childhood obesity. This sort of study with a focus on personal/psychological aspects of learning is not just about social objectives and objectives within educational systems but also about personal goals and objectives and the psychological processes involved in learning. Pupils are allowed to bring their own sports equipment to the school with the authorization of the teacher. The need for more physical education in schools is increasingly obvious to parents and healthcare professionals as well as professional educators.
The dichotomy is in the fact that while the Olympics and Super Bowl draw record numbers of television viewers, the masses seem to limit their physical activity to exactly that – watching others do it! The implications are clear, all teachers and students must adapt to the changing age of education. Exemption from Physical Education class applicable for all 10th, 11th & 12th grade students.
Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education program; PHED 3900, PHED 4000, PHED 4001, PHED 4710, and PHED 4780 all with minimum grade of C. Opportunity to observe the art of teaching and the act of learning in physical education classes at the secondary level. The focus and major aims of physical education are to develop the vigorous, skilled and healthy individual body. He is trying to partner with state agencies schools, farmers and doctors to develop programs to encourage healthy eating and physical activity amongst the youth of Michigan.
Involves the coordination of different breathing patterns with various physical postures and motions of the body. Provides teacher candidates with practicum experiences with peers and youth in physical education. Ideally, a degree in kinesiology with a physical education teaching option from a 4-year college or university should be mandatory to teach P.E. classes.
Physical education, art and music are just as essential for growth and development of our children as reading, writing and math. The official employment of physical education programs has a 200 year history which has become home to controversial issues, social reform, and overall child well being. Sports are also other examples of expanded horizons for a Physical Education teacher. A Physical Education teacher is responsible for ensuring physical fitness and health in the curriculum by exercise, sports, and other activities. Students pursuing an APE Added Authorization and/or a Master’s degree may apply for the program.