Aug 12, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HVS6544 VARSITY TENNIS IV COURSE PROCEDURE


HVS6544 VARSITY TENNIS IV

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

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

Catalog Description:

HVS6544 - Varsity Tennis IV (1 hr.)

Student participation in tennis on an intercollegiate level.

Course Classification:

Physical Activity

Prerequisites:

None

Controlling Purpose:

This course is offered to provide the student with an opportunity to participate in tennis on an intercollegiate level. Participation, teamwork, and enjoyment of competition will be stressed.

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to improve the skills of students participating in tennis. Students will learn needed skills and improve upon these skills through daily practices and the repetition of drills. Students will gain knowledge in tennis strategies, rules, philosophy, and physical conditioning. Also, stroke production, learn scoring, and teamwork.

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 to complete a certain task
  • Regular attendance for all events
  • 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 participating on the court

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 collegiate athletics

UNIT 4: Listening Skills

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

  • Appreciate listening skills by the performance on the court, dorms, and classrooms

UNIT 5: Knowledge of Tennis

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

  • Good sportsmanship and pride in tennis
  • Learn singles and doubles strategies
  • Learn skill level to play collegiate
  • Sacrifices that one makes

Projects Required:

  • Practice 2 hours per day
  • Attend all matches

Textbook:

None

Materials/Equipment Required:

Tennis racket and shoes

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.