Feb 19, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog

HVS6577 CHEERLEADING III COURSE PROCEDURE


HVS6577 CHEERLEADING III

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

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

Catalog Description:

HVS6577 - Cheerleading III (1 hr.)

Student participation in cheerleading at the collegiate level.

Course Classification:

Physical Activity

Prerequisites:

None

Controlling Purpose:

This course is designed to help the student increase their knowledge concerning all aspects of the sport of cheerleading. Teamwork, community involvement, participation, and responsibility will be stressed, along with lifetime fitness strategies.

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to identify his or her set individual and team goals for the year addressing all aspects of the sport of cheerleading.

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…

  • Maintain regular attendance. Be on time for practice and games
  • Community Service Projects - active team player
  • Set goals in which student can visibly identify

UNIT 2: Speaking Skills

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

  • Use proper communication skills while learning while cheerleading and participating in community activities

UNIT 3: Human Resource Management

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

  • Discuss and experience the positive and negative of participating in collegiate cheerleading
  • Recruiting new prospective cheerleaders through showcases and participation throughout surrounding communities

UNIT 4: Listening Skills

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

  • Use appropriate listening skills during performances, competitions, in the classroom, and in the community at large

UNIT 5: Group Effectiveness Skills

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

  • Being able to work within a group to achieve a common goal
  • Identify all strengths within each team player

UNIT 6: Knowledge of Cheerleading

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

  • Develop and maintain good sportsmanship and team enthusiasm
  • Acquire a sense of pride for self and teammates at the college
  • Become aware of different techniques for transitioning into stunts
  • Proper safety guidelines for spotting. (reference tumbling & stunting)

Projects Required:

Textbook:

Contact Bookstore for current textbook.

Materials/Equipment Required:

American Cheerleader Magazine

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.