PE 158 Volleyball Course Syllabus (Formerly PE 126)
COURSE GOALS: To provide the student with the knowledge and the ability to execute the basic skills and strategies that are associated with the game of volleyball.
ATTIRE: Shorts, t-shirts (attire that allows for free movement) and tennis shoes.
ExtraCredit: Students may complete the second paper for up to 50 points extra credit but my not repeat an option. Due on the sixteenth day of class ______________________________
FINAL COURSE GRADE: Will be based on total points earned in the three (3) areas above and assigned a numerical grade as follows:
|90% - 100%||3.5 - 4.0|
|80% - 89%||2.5 - 3.4|
|70% - 79%||1.5 - 2.4|
|60% - 69%||0.7 - 1.4|
|59% & down||0.0|
|75% & up||P|
Students will be given P/0.0 or numerical grade option
TEXT: Kenny, Bonnie and Cindy Gregory. VOLLEYBALL Steps to Success. Human Kinetics 2006
INSURANCE: Students are responsible for their own insurance in case of injury during class (insurance is available at the Registration Office).
Physical Education Writing Assignment
Students must complete one of the five writing assignments listed below. Each option is worth 100 points and will be graded for content, grammar, spelling and completeness. The writing assignment is due on Wednesday the fourth week of the quarter. Due Date ________________________________________
Physical Education Writing Assignment Specifics
1. Each student must complete at least one (1) of the writing assignment options presented in class. A second paper may be completed for extra credit.
2. Papers must be at least 3 FULL PAGES with top, bottom and side margins of no more than .75 inches. A title page should be used and include your name, class, class time, option and title of your paper. The paper is to be double spaced, typed, using print no larger than you see on this page.
3. Your paper is to be written in your own words. Use no more than two quotes and do not paraphrase. You may write your paper from a creative perspective, or in the traditional research paper format. You must use proper footnotes and work sited format, and provide a bibliography. Refer to MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers for a guide in writing your paper.
4. A bibliography must be included for credit. If you use the Internet as a resource you must provide a printed copy of the article and the URL address. Failure to provide a bibliography will result in a "0" score on the assignment with no opportunity to complete the assignment after the due date.
5. Incidence of plagiarism will result in a "0" score on the assignment with no opportunity to redo the assignment. Webster's' New World Dictionary defines plagiarizing as "to take ideas, writings etc. from another and offer them as your own work."
6. Incidence of cheating on any test or written work will result in a "0" score on that test or assignment.
7. Papers must be turned in on time to receive full credit. On time means on the assigned date before the end of your scheduled class time.
Option 1 - Term Paper
Write a 3-5 page, double spaced, type written fitness or sport related term paper. If using a computer with variable size type size may be no larger than 11 point type. (The type should be no bigger than what you see on this page.) Topics may include but are not limited to the following subject areas:
NOTE: Papers on the History of the Sport, the rules and/or the equipment used will not be accepted, will receive "0" credit and may not be redone.
The PE writing assignment is due _____________________________________
Use three (3) different references including at least 1 periodical, 1 skills related book, the Internet
and/or one reference book. (Note: If you chose to use the Internet as a resource, attach a printed copy of any and all information and/or source you use when you turn in your assignment.) Site all references using proper footnote or works cited format and bibliography formats. Please refer to MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, R 808.02/G437 for a guide to write your paper. You have the option of writing a research paper according to the above handbook or you may chose to apply the research information in a creative way. For example: You may write your paper on the body's need for different nutrients from the prospective of the stomach, the different court surfaces from the prospective of the ball or you may analyze the underhand pass in volleyball comparing the American, Japanese and European block countries.
Remember, I want to know what you think about the information you have collected. So, use no more than two (2) quotes and do not paraphrase. Using your own words show you understand the information gathered from your sources. Papers that are paraphrased or have more than 2 quotes will not receive full credit.
References may include but are not limited to the following:
Northwest Index Seattle: Shoreline Community College
Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature.
Option 2 - Internet Assignment
Using one of the Internet addresses listed below complete the following:
1. Go to the website you have selected. Print the screen.
2. From the list that appears on the website, select two sites to visit. You should select sites that yield written articles on the topic you selected in Step 1. Print out the articles NOTE: You may have to proceed through several general web sites until you reach an article. Remember to print out each site and complete the log.
3. Once you reach an article visit one additional site for each article you found in step 2. Print out each article you select.
4. On a separate sheet of paper, keep a log of the www. addresses you visit. You must record the Address/URL, your observations, and a site description.
5. You should now have 4 (four) articles that relate to the original topic you selected. Read each article then write (typed, double spaced) a synopsis of each (approximately 1/2 page each.).
6. Write a 2-3 page (double-spaced, typed) paper that compares and contrast the articles. You should include writing styles, presentation of information, the site in general, etc. Do not report on the information in the articles but how it is presented and the sites in general.
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