Feb 24, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog

HVS6523 VARSITY BASEBALL III COURSE PROCEDURE


HVS6523 VARSITY BASEBALL III

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

Freshman or Sophomore, the first semester of the intercollegiate season

Catalog Description:

HVS6523 - Varsity Baseball III (1 hr.)

Student participation in baseball on an intercollegiate level.

Course Classification:

Physical Activity

Prerequisites:

None

Controlling Purpose:

The purpose is to provide the student with an opportunity to participate on an intercollegiate level in baseball. Teamwork, participation, and responsibility are to be stressed, along with developing good physical fitness.

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to develop a high degree of skill in baseball, and will also become familiar philosophy, strategy, and mechanics of baseball at the intercollegiate level.

Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:

The following outline defines the minimum core content, not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other material as time allows.

UNIT 1: Team Management

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Prioritize schedule for optimal management
  • Regular attendance, be on time for practice, games, and team meetings

UNIT 2: Speaking Skills

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Use communication skills by participating in the game, practice, and one on one work

UNIT 3: Group Effectiveness Skills

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Being able to work with a group to achieve a common goal
  • Take some kind of leadership role

UNIT 4: Knowledge of Baseball

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Develop and maintain good sportsmanship
  • Acquire a sense of pride and team unity
  • Know the offensive signals
  • Know the defensive signals and defensive positioning
  • Become aware of what sacrifices one makes to make the team as one
  • Keeping one in top physical shape

UNIT 5: Self and Team Management

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to successfully…

  • Representing the college team, town and self in an appropriate manner

Projects Required:

Practice with the team every practice day

Attend all games, meetings, and practices

Textbook:

None

Materials/Equipment Required:

Anything that has to do with baseball

Attendance Policy:

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size:

Based on classroom occupancy.

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission, and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching, and assessing the educational aspects of the college. A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time. The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program:

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability. If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class, which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.