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PHED 1003

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Credit Hours 1
Course Title Basketball
Prerequisite(s) None
Corequisite(s) None Specified
Catalog Description
This course is a team activity dealing with the basic fundamentals of basketball: i.e., rebounding, dribbling, pivoting, passing, shooting, faking, footwork, and defensive skills.  Some strategy and team play are introduced.

Basketball by Glenn Wilkes, Brown & Benchmark, (newest edition).

Expected Educational Results
As a result of successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the basic skills of basketball: i.e., dribbling, pivoting, passing, shooting, faking, footwork, and rebounding.
2. Identify and demonstrate offensive patterns of play.
3. Identify and demonstrate defensive patterns of play.
4. Explain the scoring system.
5. Define appropriate terms related to basketball.
6. Explain the rules of the game as they apply to offense and defense.
7. 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”.

Course Content
1. Game of Basketball
Team Concept
2. Essential Skills
Shooting, Passing, Dribbling, Pivoting, Rebounding, Faking, Footwork, and Defensive Skills
3. Offensive Patterns of Play
Movement of the Ball
Movement of the Players
Obtaining the Good Shot
Maintaining Floor Balance
One-On-One Situation
4. Defensive Patterns of Play
Man-For-Man and Zone
5. Strategy of The Game
Individual Strategy;   Team Strategy
Offensive Strategy: Defensive Strategy
6. Rules of Basketball
Playing Court, Goal, and Ball
Players & Substitutes
Scoring & Timing
Specific Rules
Violations & Penalties
7. Cardiorespiratory Activities
8. Pre and post testing for cardiorespiratory endurance

Assessment of Outcome Objectives
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.
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.

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.

Last Revised: Aug. 10, 2011
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