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PHED 1017

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.
Credit Hours 1
Course Title Archery
Prerequisite(s) NONE
Corequisite(s) NONE
Catalog Description
This course is designed to introduce students to the individual sport of archery.  The major emphasis is target archery and includes the topics of equipment selection and care, shooting skills, scoring, safety and other archery sports.

REQUIRED TEXT
Archery Wayne McKinney & Mike McKinney, Brown and Benchmark Publishers (newest edition).

Expected Educational Results
After completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Trace the development of archery
2. Demonstrate proper shooting stance, nocking, aiming, drawing, anchoring, release and follow-through
3. Score an end of target shooting
4. List additional archery sports
5. Define elements of safety and proper selection and care of equipment

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. Evolution of archery
2. Scoring target archery
3. Equipment selection & care
4. Safety
5. Addressing the target, stance, nocking, bow hold, drawing, anchoring, aiming, release and follow-through
6. Common errors and correction
7. Other archery sports
8. Shooting at varying distances for a score

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.

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.

Last Revised: Aug. 10, 2011
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