December 2, 2008
Graduate Curriculum Committee Meeting
3:30pm, 325 Graff Main Hall
1. Approval of September 16, 2008 minutes.
2. Second readings: none
3. First reading:
GEO/ESC 440/540 Geographic Interpretation of Aerial Photographs 3cr., course revision – course description, prerequisites, effective Fall 2009
Systematic applications of aerial photographs in the interpretation and analysis of geographic problems. Emphasis is placed on digital photograph interpretation with in a geographic information system. Topics include urban and rural land use, natural resource and environmental assessment. Prerequisite: GEO/ESC 385, Lab 2, out of class 2. Offered occasionally.
GEO/ ESC 445/545 Advanced Remote Sensing 3cr., course revision – course description, instructional pattern, effective Spring 2009
Advanced techniques of digital satellite and airborne image analysis processing, emphasizing theory and applications in natural resource, land use and environmental assessment. Includes practical approaches to integrating imagery with geographic information systems area for spatial analyses and decision – making. Data acquisition, integrity, manipulation, formatting, storage and retrieval are also examined. Prerequisites: GEO/ESC 345. Offered semester II.
Exercise and Sport Science - Physical Education Teaching program revision –effective Fall 2009
Delete Health as a Life Style emphasis; increase credits from 32-35 to 33-39; add ESS 765 and 727 to core requirements
ESS 430/530 Disability and Physical Activity Implications 4cr., course revision – title, course description, effective Fall 2009
The etiology and effects of selected physical, sensory, mental and emotional disorders. Content includes the full range of each category – mild through severe/profound and the role of physical education in the education program. Students in the adapted physical education minor or graduate program are given priority in enrollment. Prerequisites: ESS 231 or RTH 326.
ESS 436/536 Assessment and Program Evaluation in Adapted Physical Education 3cr., course revision – title, course description, prerequisites, effective Fall 2009
This course provides an introduction to appropriate instruments and testing strategies necessary for assessing the gross motor development and health – related physical fitness levels of persons with disabilities. Students learn how to administer, interpret, and use the results of motor assessments to develop individualized education program plans that are utilized in either adapted or general physical education programs for students with disabilities. Prerequisite: ESS 231 (for ESS 436) or graduate admission to Physical Education Teacher Education program (for ESS 536) or consent of instructor. Priority enrollment will be given to students admitted to the Adapted Physical Education minor. Offered spring, plus summers as needed.
ESS 437/537 Teaching and Service Delivery Models in Adapted Physical Education course revision – prerequisites , instructional pattern, effective Fall 2009
Admission to the Adaptive Physical Education minor and ESS 436 (or concurrent enrollment) or admission to graduate Physical Education Teacher Education or consent of instructor. Offered both semesters. Lect.3 out of class 1-2.
ESS 727 Planning for Effective Instruction in Physical Education 2cr., course revision - prerequisites, credits, effective Fall 2009
was 3 credits, add ESS 759 as prerequisite
ESS 736 Critical Analysis Project: Adapted Physical Education 3cr., course revision – title, course description, effective Fall 2009
This is a required course in the adapted physical education graduate emphasis.
The student proposes, develops, and analyzes an issue or problem in the adapted physical education profession. Upon approval, the student will conduct an in- depth analysis of the issue/problem. The end product will be a written document describing the student’s analysis and an oral presentation with the analysis committee. Prerequisites: ESS 530, 536, 537, and EFN 730. Offered both semesters.
ESS 737 Curriculum Design in Physical Education 2cr., course revision – credits,
effective Fall 2009
was 3 credits
ESS 787 Clinical Internship in Adapted Physical Education 1-3cr., course revision – title, course description, prerequisites, effective Fall 2009
Students complete clinical experiences in adapted physical education settings. Students are required to complete three different clinicals. Each experience is one semester for one credit hour. Clinical experiences may include infant (0-2 years) stimulation programs, pre –school or early childhood programs, motor development and physical fitness programs for persons with disabilities, and school – based adapted physical education programs. Three credits of internship are required in adapted physical education emphasis of the graduate Physical Education Teacher Education program. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate Physical Education teacher education program.
4. Consent Agenda:
Change the effective date of the prefix changes for CI, CS, IS, OT, PH, WGS from Fall 2009 to summer.
5. Old business: None
6. New business: Items changed during proofing of the 2008- 2010 catalog: see attachment.