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1 RPED 251 Dr. Phillip Bogle, Ph.D. Program Coordinator

2 RPED 251 Purpose of the Course This course is designed to teach students what physical fitness is; why they should be fit; how they can evaluate physical fitness; and what can be done to develop, maintain and improve levels of physical fitness. Basic exercise physiology, body mechanics, exercise programs and prescriptions are taught. Textbook: FitWell, Questions and Answers. Liguori, and Carroll-Cobb. McGraw Hill Publishing, 2012. ISBN-13: 978-0-07-761187-3; ISBN-10: 0-07-761187-X. * Slide series to compliment information in RPED 250/251 Instructor Guidelines (link)link

3 RPED 251 Course Guidelines Please review the course guidelines in the RPED 250/251 Instructor Guide (revised 13 January 2013) when composing the course syllabus and prior to your first class. (Handout given at meeting)RPED 250/251 Instructor Guide Revisions (from 20 August 2103) Page 1 – Change in wording of Introduction to include RPED 251 Course information. Page 1 – Information and Course Description of RPED 251, including textbook information. Page 6 – Under Additional Course Policies, Evaluation, Section (E) : “Try to refrain from grading on participation, unless you are awarding “all or nothing” of the possible point values. It is difficult, if not impossible, to objectively score levels of participation or effort, and this may promote student objections to your grading policy. Instead, develop methods of objectively measuring outcomes from the participation. For example, in RPED 251, you may elect to have students develop written exercise prescription based on the outcome of their participation in the fitness testing.”

4 RPED 251 Course Guidelines Revisions (from 20 August 2103), continued. Page 7 – Under Additional Course Policies, Course Syllabus (#15): hyperlink added to Final Examination Policy : “Final Exam Policy – you must follow The Citadel Policy – (Web Page). You should post The Citadel Policy on your course syllabus.”Web Page Page 7 – Under Additional Course Policies, Course Syllabus: “ You are required to submit an electronic version of your course syllabus to the Program Coordinator at your earliest possible convenience.”

5 RPED 251 Course Guidelines Revisions (from 20 August 2103), continued. Page 8,9 – Under Instructor Evaluation, Informal Classroom Observation: “The course coordinator may make informal visitations to your classroom to observe the classroom activity. The purpose of the visitation is not for evaluation or critique, but to solely for the coordinator to observe and learn about the different classroom activities that are occurring in the various sections of the course. These visitations will help the program coordinator generate new ideas for the teaching curriculum, and identify teaching methods that may be helpful to other instructors. The program coordinator will contact you by e-mail to schedule the informal classroom visitation. Likewise, you may request a specific time and date, by e-mail. At the beginning of the academic school year, you should e-mail the program coordinator to meet with you class (RPED 250) for a short introduction (5-10 minutes).” Each instructor should also follow the guidelines set forth in the Adjunct Faculty Manual (web link)web link

6 RPED 251 Course Syllabus (review) The course syllabus describes instructional intent and is a written contract between the instructor and student. The course syllabus should contain the following sections. (You may also refer to the Adjunct Faculty Manual for assistance in designing the syllabus) Introduction Course Description Your contact information Your office location and office hours Class locale and meeting days/times. Course textbook information Course attendance policy Name and location of any ancillary course materials, including online materials

7 RPED 251 Course Syllabus review (continued) The course syllabus should contain the following sections…. (continued) Schedule (calendar) of course events, including assignments and respective due dates, exam dates, in-class lecture information and activities, and reading assignments Evaluation, including the type of evaluation, purpose, grading criterion, and quantitative value are addressed for each type of course evaluation. Grading Policies, including letter grades and corresponding point value assignments Information concerning academic integrity Information on other expectations (classroom etiquette, communication expectations, tobacco / cell phone use, etc..) Information on The Citadel Academic Support center Final Exam Policy – you must follow The Citadel Policy – (Web Page). It may be a good idea to post The Citadel Policy on your course syllabus.Web Page Electronic versions of the course syllabus are helpful!

8 RPED 251 RPED 250/251 Coordinator Evaluations (continued) During the 2013-2014 Academic Year (AY), you are encouraged to participate in a classroom evaluation by scheduling a visitation appointment with the course coordinator. For the 2013-2014 AY, your participation in the evaluation is optional, but you are encouraged to schedule an evaluation visit with the course coordinator. If you teach multiple sections of RPED 250/251, evaluation visit will suffice for all of your sections. Beginning with the 2014-2015 AY, you will be required to schedule a coordinator evaluation visit for the RPED 250 and RPED 251 class once every academic year.

9 RPED 251 Website A support web site has been developed for RPED 250/251 (link).link This web site is designed to provide you with information that will be helpful in course instruction and policy. Instructional Support Instructional online support is available through the RPED 251 Textbook Publisher (Link)Link Helpful materials include, slides, chapter learning objectives, exam/quiz questions, health video segments (could be placed in slides).

10 RPED 251 Thanks for your support in making RPED 251 and meaningful and positive teaching / learning experience! I am always ready to assist you with any matter pertaining to the course. Contact Information Dr. Phillip Bogle (e-mail)e-mail 207 Deas Hall The Citadel Charleston SC 29409 (O) 843.953.7956

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