Physical Education

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PHYSICAL EDUCATION

 

INTRODUCTION

Physical Education is the process by which changes in the individual are bought about through movements' experiences. Physical Education aims not only at physical development but is also concerned with education of the whole person through physical activities. Pacific InterContinental College (PIC) provides the necessary pedagogical and kinesiological skills so that children and youths able to perform these lifestyle activities in a safe and efficient manner.

 

MISSION:

The mission of the physical education major is to prepare students for teaching physical education in schools, in addition to provide opportunities to enhance the quality of life for the college community by promoting physical fitness, wellness and lifetime activity skills. The aim of the department is to contribute to the total education of all students through the medium of physical activity. The program provides an opportunity for instruction and experience in a variety of activities in all levels. It is our hope that participation in this program shall foster an understanding of movement and the pleasure of exercise will enhance, by practice, qualities of good sportsmanship, leadership, and cooperation in team play. Students are also encouraged to develop skill and interest in a variety of activities that can be enjoyed after graduation.

 

GOALS:

  • To provide an environment that supports students in becoming self-directed learners, critical thinkers and good communicators.
  • To promote the lifelong involvement of students in their community and professions.
  • To develop faculty/student connections that support the educational experience.
  • To provide students with the opportunity to attain physical fitness and wellness.

 

OBJECTIVES:

  • Demonstrates competency in many movement forms and proficiency in a few movement forms (motor skills).
  • Applies movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills (learning concepts).
  • Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness (is physically fit).
  • Demonstrates responsible personal and social behavior in physical activity settings (personal and social skills).
  • Demonstrates understanding and respect for differences among people in physical activity setting (diversity).
  • Understands the physical activity that provides opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interaction (values exercise).