NO. OF CREDITS:
3 QUARTER CREDITS
[semester equivalent = 2.00 credits]
|WA CLOCK HRS:
This course is open to coaches Nationwide, who will be attending ANY Sports Camp throughout the year. There are many National as well as local Sports Camps available to coaches that focus on a variety of aspects related to the development of their particular sport and athletes.
Often these Sports Camps have Professional and/or College coaches lecturing on particular topics related to their sport. Participants will have the opportunity to attend these lecture sessions and earn three (3) continuing education quarter credits or 30 clock hours/PDUs for attending a Sports Camp of their choice.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, participants will have:
Completion of all specified assignments is required for issuance of hours or credit. The Heritage Institute does not award partial credit.
Completing the basic assignments (Section A. Information Acquisition) for this course automatically earns participant’s their choice of CEUs (Continuing Education Units), or Washington State Clock Hours or Oregon PDUs. The Heritage Institute offers CEUs and is an approved provider of Washington State Clock Hours and Oregon PDUs.
UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT INFORMATION
REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
Continuing Education Quarter credits are awarded by Antioch University Seattle (AUS). AUS requires 75% or better for credit at the 400 level and 85% or better to issue credit at the 500 level. These criteria refer both to the amount and quality of work submitted.
CREDIT/NO CREDIT (No Letter Grades or Numeric Equivalents on Transcripts)
Antioch University Seattle (AUS) Continuing Education Quarter credit is offered on a Credit/No Credit basis; neither letter grades nor numeric equivalents are on a transcript. 400 level credit is equal to a "C" or better, 500 level credit is equal to a "B" or better. This information is on the back of the transcript.
AUS Continuing Education quarter credits may or may not be accepted into degree programs. Prior to registering determine with your district personnel, department head or state education office the acceptability of these credits for your purpose.
ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION
Choose one (1) of these books:
Or another book you select.
Text cost varies based on book selection.
ASSIGNMENTS REQUIRED FOR HOURS OR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
A. INFORMATION ACQUISITION
Assignment #1: Goals & Motivation.
Contact instructor before or after registration at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360.219.7986 in regard to the Sports Camp that you will be attending.
Write a 1-2 page description of your goals and motivation.
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #1 - 2021’
Assignment #2: Details about the Camp.
Provide the instructor with the specific details of the camp. Send 1-2 pages to the instructor. Be sure to include the following details: location, dates and times of the camp, activities you chose and why.
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #2 - 2021’
Assignment #3: Reflections.
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #3 - 2021’
Assignment #4: Read a Book
Choose and read one (1) of the following books:
Write a 3-4 page commentary relating the material to what you learned at Sports Camp, already knew or another perspective valuable to your coaching.
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #4 - 2021’
Assignment #5: Pick 2 Options
Complete two (2) of the five following options:
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #5 - 2021’
ADDITIONAL ASSIGNMENTS REQUIRED FOR UNIVERSITY QUARTER CREDIT
B. LEARNING APPLICATION
In this section you will apply your learning to your professional situation. This course assumes that most participants are classroom teachers who have access to students. If you are not teaching in a classroom, please contact the instructor for course modifications. If you are a classroom teacher and start or need to complete this course during the summer, please try to apply your ideas when possible with youth from your neighborhood, at a local public library or parks department facility, (they will often be glad to sponsor community-based learning), or with students in another teacher’s summer classroom in session.
Assignment #6: Lesson Development
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #6-A - 2021'
Use this option if you do not have a classroom available.
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #6-B - 2021’
Assignment #7: PowerPoint Presentation
Design a 10-minute PowerPoint presentation describing what you have learned from this course that you could present to your coaching staff, athletic director, parents, or at a sports camp.
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #7 - 2021’
Assignment #8: (500 Level ONLY)
In addition to the 400 level assignments, complete one (1) of the following assignment options:
Interview three (3) other coaches and summarize their perspective on philosophy, motivation, and leadership through their sport for developing today’s student/athlete. Then reflect on your findings from the work in this class versus that of the coaches you have interviewed in 2-3 pages.
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #8-A - 2021’
Develop an alternative assignment with the instructor’s prior approval.
Send to instructor: Ericlow11@hotmail.com Subject line to read ‘Camp #8-B - 2021’
C. INTEGRATION PAPER
Assignment #9: (Required for 400 and 500 Level)
SELF REFLECTION & INTEGRATION PAPER
(Please do not write this paper until you've completed all of your other assignments)
Send to your instructor at their email address. Subject line to read "(put course name here) Integration Paper"
INSTRUCTOR COMMENTS ON YOUR WORK:
Please indicate by email to the instructor if you would like to receive comments on your assignments.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHING THIS COURSE:
Eric Low, M.A. has been a teacher and coach in the state of Washington since 1992. He has lived, taught, and studied in Southwest Washington since 1995. Eric has a Master’s degree in history from Eastern Washington University with an emphasis in America’s West and has been an active researcher of Washington State history for 20+ years. Eric currently teaches history at Winlock High School and serves as a Lead Teacher for ESD 112s “Constitutional Connections” American History grant, a 3 year program that has worked to utilize and develop Social Studies Common Core and CBAs in the classroom.
SPORTS CAMPS 2021: Camp 2
Brown, Bruce. Teaching Character Through Sport. 2003. Coaches Choice Books. Brown covers many inspirational messages and character building strategies through the medium of sports.
Brown, Bruce. 1001 Motivational Messages and Quotes for Athletes and Coaches. Coaches Choice Books. Brown covers many inspirational messages and character building strategies through the medium of sports.
Westering, Frosty. Make the Big Time Where You Are. Big Five Productions. 2001. Westering covers many motivational and inspirational strategies to motivate people of all walks of life.
Wooden, John. They Call Me Coach. 2003. Coach Wooden discusses his personal and basketball coaching life.
ONLINE WEB RESOURCES
http://www.guidetocoachingsports.com/getting_started2.htm This web article discusses the developing roles of young athletes and examines the different roles that parents have in this development.
http://www.faqs.org/sports-science/Je-Mo/Motivational-Techniques.html This web article is another great example on using motivation techniques through sports to develop today’s student/athlete.