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Course : Adapted Physical Activity

Course Number
KNES 4513
Section Number
Fall 2022
D.L. Ligon Coliseum, 223
Days & Times
Final Exam Day/Time
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 12:18 pm - 1:19 pm

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Students will:

1.    Gain knowledge and skills or motor behaviors of individuals with disabilities. SBEC I, SHAPE 2.2a- Competency 001a and c Competency 002a and f- TEKS 116.13 6b-1-d. 2 -a and b, 3 a-h, 4 1-c, 5, 6 a-c - TEK 166.26b 1a and b, 2a and b, 3a-g, 4a and b, 5, 6a -c, 7- TEKS 116.26 5b 1a and b, 2 a and b, 3 a -g, 4a, 6b, 7a -TEKS 116.27 6b, 1 and b, 2a, 4a and b- TEKS 166.28 6b 1a and b, 2 a and b, 3 a-d and f and g. TAC 2B ii

2.    Gain knowledge and skills in the continuum of placement of individuals with disabilities. SBEC 1, SHAPE 1.1.e, TAC 2C iii

3.    Gain knowledge of motor skills assessment for individuals with disabilities. SBEC 1

E, SHAPE 5.5.a - TEKS 116. 13- B1 a-c, 2a-b, 3a, -e, and g- Competency 001e, Competency 010a-I, TAC5 A i and ii, Bi, Ci and ii, D i

4.    Learn how to adapt or modify motor skills, physical activity, fitness activities, and/or sports during teaching. SBEC 1 SHAPE 2.2.a -TEKS116.13 1b a-d, 2 a and b, 3 a-g, 6 a-c, 7 -TEKS 116.28-3a-d and f and g, 8a – Competency 003a – 012a TAC 1B ii & iii, 1C I,

5.    Learn motor skills, physical activities, sports, and fitness activities to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. SBEC 1, SHAPE 2.2.1- TEKS116.13 1b a-d, 2 a and b, 3 a-g, 6 a-c, 7 -TEKS 116.27 4a and b, 6a-c – TEKS 116.278 6a and b, 9a- Competency 0004d, OO5 d, 011c and d

6.    Identify quality teaching of motor skills, physical activity, sports, and fitness activities. SPEC iii, SHAPE 4.4.a - TEKS116.13 1b a-d, 2 a and b, 3 a-g, 6 a-c, 7- TEKS 116.27 3a-c, e-g -TEKS 116.28 6 a-c, 9a


7.    Increase awareness of current issues and laws in general and adapted physical education. SBEC, X, SHAPE 1.1.f – Competency 013b, d, and e

8.    Work hands-on with special needs students from WFISD throughout the semester, creating lesson plans and executing games and activities to enhance motor skills, physical fitness, and sports. SBEC 3, SHAPE 3.3.d - TEKS 116.13 9a- and b, 11 a, - TEKS 116.13 6b-1-d. 2 -a and b, 3 a-h, 4 1-c, 5, 6 a-c - TEKS 116.27 3 a-d and e-g, 4a and b- TEKS 116.28 6 a and b, 8a, 9a, TAC 4a iii, B, i and ii

9.    The ability to alien TEKS where appropriate in lesson plans. (See addendum: A)

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