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PHED 1025

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Credit Hours   1   
Course Title   Bowling   
Prerequisite(s)   NONE   
Corequisite(s)   NONE   
Catalog Description   
The course is designed to acquaint the students with the basic fundamentals and techniques of bowling. Proper selection, care and use of equipment will be taught.  Terminology and scoring will also be included.  Students will learn the value of bowling as a recreational activity.

Right Down Your Alley:  The Complete Book of Bowling by Vesma Grinfelds and Bonnie Hultstrand, Morton Publishing Co., (newest edition).

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

1. Demonstrate the proper fundamentals and techniques of bowling
2. Using written tests and assignments, demonstrate the knowledge of proper techniques,
terms and scoring
2. Demonstrate the correct approach and release for straight and reverse hook deliveries
4.         Through class league participation, learn to recognize the importance of bowling as a    
lifetime recreational activity

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   
11. Proper selection, care and use of equipment
2. Scoring and Terminology
3. Fundamentals and Techniques of:
1. Stance
2. 4 Step Approach
3.   Straight Ball Delivery
4.   Follow Through
4. Rules and Lane Courtesy
5. Class Tournament

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.

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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