GPC Common Course Outlines
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|This is an archive of the Common Course Outlines prior to fall 2011. The current Common Course Outlines can be found at http://www.gpc.edu/programs/Common-Course-Outlines.|
This course is a team activity designed to teach students the fundamental skills and rules of volleyball in order for them to become participants and spectators for this lifetime team activity. More specifically, the course covers the following skill areas of forearm passing, overhead passing, spiking, blocking, serving, serve reception, offensive systems, and defensive systems.
Volleyball by Darlene Kluka and Peter Dunn, Brown and Benchmark Publishers (newest edition).
|Expected Educational Results|
As a result of successfully completing this course, the student will be able to:
1. Execute the following skills: forearm pass, overhead pass, spike, block, and serve
2. Describe the rules of volleyball
3. Discuss the aspects of offensive and defensive systems
4. Demonstrate the fundamental of team play
5. Improve their cardiorespiratory fitness level
|General Education Outcomes|
I. This course addresses General Education Outcome number nine “to apply the basic concepts of health and wellness and utilize activities to promote health and fitness”.
2. Description of game/match
5. Player Assignments
7. Fundamental Skills
(forearm pass, overhead pass, spike, block, serve)
8. Team Play
(offensive systems, defensive systems)
9. Cardiorespiratory Activities
10. Pre and post testing for cardiorespiratory endurance
|Assessment of Outcome Objectives|
A. COURSE GRADE
The course grade will be determined by written exams, sport and/or fitness-related skills test and pre and post cardiorespiratory test scores. When appropriate, opportunities for extra credit will be offered to students, the value of which to be determined by the instructor.
1. At least one written exam is required. The written exam will be valued at no less than 20% and no more than 50% of the total grade.
2. Competencies must be demonstrated by students in sport or fitness-related activities specific to the class. Sport or fitness-related skills tests will be valued at no less than 35% and no more than 65% of the total grade.
3. Cardiorespiratory fitness activities will be included in all classes in addition to other fitness and/or sport-related activities specific to the class. Pre and post testing for cardiorespiratory fitness will be administered to all students. Pre and post testing for cardiorespiratory fitness will be conducted according to the protocols for the 1-Mile Walk Test, the 3-Minute Step Test or the Astrand-Ryhming Test. Pre and Post testing scores will be valued at no less than 15% and no more than 30% of the total grade.
B. DEPARTMENTAL ASSESSMENT
A common written final exam will be administered every five years. The test items will be directed to the expected educational results of the course. Additionally, common sport or fitness-related skill tests will be administered specific to the course. An item analysis will be completed on these test items administered.
USE OF ASSESSMENT FINDINGS
A departmental committee will review the item analysis to determine 1) if the test questions were appropriate for assessing the desired educational outcomes, 2) if the level of student success was achieved, 3) if a revision of course instruction to enhance student achievement is needed, and 4) a specific time line for implementation of recommended changes.
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