This course will provide students with the opportunity to study human behavior in sport and exercise settings. It is designed to provide students with information about research in the field of sport psychology as well as practical knowledge to become a more effective fitness instructor, athlete, athletic administrator, physical educator, personal trainer, or coach. It will examine theories of individual personality and explore the social phenonena associated with sport participation.
Instructor Rebecca V. Eng
Office ST 149
Phone (443) 285-1080
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Statement on General Education and Liberal Learning
A liberal education prepares students to lead ethical, productive and creative lives and to understand how the pursuit of lifelong learning and critical thinking fosters good citizenship. General education courses form the core of a liberal education whin higher education curriculum and provide a coherent intellectual experience for all students by introducing the fundamental concepts and methods of inquiry in the areas of mathematics, the physical and natural sciences, the social sciences, the arts and the humanities, and composition. The course is part of the general education core experience at Howard Community College.
Overall Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course studets will be able to:
Major Course Topics
Arousal, Stress and Anxiety
Psychological Skills Training
This course has no required fact-to-face orientation.
Review the 'What you should know before you register" section of the Distance Learning home page
Reading Assignments: It is recommended that students complete the readings before other course component.
Tutorials: 14 online tutorials, corresponding to the content in one or more chapters int he text book.
Web Assignments: Students will be given assignments that relate to the materials presented in the learning modules and textbook chapters.
Writing Assignments: Students will be asked to complete 3 papers to show application of concepts presented inthe text.
Quizzes: Students will complete 14 quizzes, each covering 1 learning module.
Final: Students will complete a comprehensive final.
Texts and Materials
Textbook information: To visit our bookstore's online sales site, please visit www.howardccbooks.com and follow the instructions for selecting textbooks.
Technical Requirements and Plug-Ins:
Review the Technical Requirements link above. The following plug-ins are required for this course:
Students will take 14 online quizzes, and 2 unit exams and a cumulative final on-campus or proctored at an acceptable institution. All quizzes and the final will consist of multiple-choice and will be timed. The unit exams may consist of matching, multiple-choice, short answer, and essay questions.
If you have any questions or comments about this class, plese send a message to
Rebecca V. Eng, email@example.com
Last updated 20-May-10
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