Aug 14, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HVS6531 VARSITY SOFTBALL I COURSE PROCEDURE


HVS6531 VARSITY SOFTBALL I

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

This course is open to students on the college level in either Freshman or Sophomore year.

Catalog Description:

HVS6531 - Varsity Softball I (1 hr.)

Student participation in softball on an intercollegiate level.

Course Classification:

Physical Activity

Prerequisites:

None

Controlling Purpose:

This course is designed to help the student increase their knowledge concerning participating in softball on the collegiate level. Teamwork, participation, responsibility, and enjoyment of competition are to be stressed.

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to display a high degree of skills in softball. The student will learn high-level strategies associated with offensive and defensive. The student will also learn positive aspects of teamwork skills.

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: Personal Skills and Time Management

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

  • Set priorities in which several tasks will be accomplished
  • Regular attendance and be on time for practice, games, and meetings
  • Emphasize the importance of time management

UNIT 2: Speaking Skills

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

  • Use communication skills by participation on the field, in the huddle, in the locker rooms, and in the classroom

UNIT 3: Human Resource Management

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

  • Discuss and experience the positives and negatives of participating in college athletics

UNIT 4: Listening Skills

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

  • Demonstrate the appropriate listening skills by the performance on the field, dorms, class, and community

UNIT 5: Group Effectiveness

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

  • Being able to work with a group to achieve a common goal

UNIT 6: Knowledge of Softball

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

  • Develop and maintain good sportsmanship
  • Acquire a sense of pride for self, teammates, and college
  • Become aware of offensive strategies and when to use them
  • Become aware of different defensive strategies and when to use them
  • Become aware of what sacrifices are required to make the team one
  • Become aware of the skill level needed to play intercollegiate softball
  • Become aware of different offensive/ defensive strategies opponents use and how to counter them

Projects Required:

Practice 2 ½ hours per day

Attend all games

Textbook:

None

Materials/Equipment Required:

Gloves, specific gear per position, NFCA Newspaper

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.