ESS-102b Fundamentals of Basketball

Course Description:
This is a semester-long course designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, speed, agility and flexibility through the team sport of basketball, and to give students an appreciation of the role regular physical activity plays in the quality of life.  Students will learn basic skills necessary to play basketball, including ball handling, dribbling, shooting, decision-making, passing, offense, defense and team work.  Course topics also include evaluation of current fitness levels, and injury prevention specific to basketball. 

A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)

The student will be able to:
1.  Determine healthy lifestyles by describing the value of physical activity to a healthful lifestyle and participating in regular physical activity for at least one semester.
2.  Demonstrate professionalism, interpersonal skills, teamwork, leadership and          decision making skills.

B.        STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) – GENERAL:
The student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the basic knowledge in basketball including the origin of the sport, equipments and materials, rules of the game, and basic coaching and officiating.
    2. Demonstrate the fundamental skills in basketball and identify  strengths and weaknesses in fitness level.
    3. Acquire the principles of training that help them to prevent injuries and improve performance through active participation in the activities.
    4. Exhibit the values of sportsmanship, teamwork and camaraderie and demonstrate the basic knowledge in coaching / officiating  and administration in sports activities or mini-tournament. (Oceania Sports Education Program - OSEP)

SLO

PLO 1

PLO 2

1

ID

I

2

IDM

ID

3

ID

ID

4

ID

ID

I = Introduced
D = demonstrated
M = Mastered

C.        STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - SPECIFIC:
The student will be able to: 

General SLO 1.  Demonstrate the basic knowledge in basketball including the origin of the sport, equipments and materials, rules of the game, and basic coaching and officiating.

  1.                        Student Learning Outcomes
  2.  

Assessment Strategies

    1. Explain the history and origin of the sport basketball

Quiz

    1. List and give the characteristics of the equipment and materials used in basketball.

Quiz

1.3. Illustrate and give the measurements of the playing court.

Quiz

    1. Explain and interpret correctly the basic rules of the game as applied in coaching and officiating.

Practicum with rubrics


General SLO 2.  Demonstrate the fundamental skills in basketball and identify strengths and weaknesses in fitness level and improve their performance through active participation in the activities.

  1.                        Student Learning Outcomes
  2.  

Assessment Strategies

2.1. Enumerate and demonstrate the different skills for basketball.

Practicum with rubrics

2.2. Execute the proper mechanics and body motions in playing basketball.

Practicum with rubrics

2.3. Identify and demonstrate the offensive and defensive positions of players in basketball and participate in a motion offense against man to man defense.

Practicum with rubrics.

2.4. Execute correctly the different kinds of shooting and strokes in playing.

Practicum with rubric

2.5. Identify their strengths and weaknesses for sports related fitness through testing of agility & speed (via T-test), cardio-respiratory endurance (via Rockport test), flexibility (via sit and reach test), and power (via Vertical jump test).

Pre-post physical fitness testing
Separate manual for performance target
as rubrics

2.6. Demonstrate offensive footwork, including running, stopping, pivoting and changing direction.

Practicum with rubric

General SLO 3. Acquire the principles of training that help them to prevent injuries and improve their performance through active participation in the activities.

  1.                        Student Learning Outcomes
  2.  

Assessment Strategies

3.1.Identify the common exercises and training program applied for basketball.

Practicum with rubric

3.2.Perform lead up games to improve the skills in basketball.

Practicum with rubric

3.3. Explain and demonstrate correctly the basic training applied in basketball.

Mini-tournament competition
Written test
Actual officiating the game

               
General SLO 4. Exhibit the values of sportsmanship, teamwork and camaraderie and    demonstrate the basic knowledge in coaching / officiating  and administration in sports activities or mini-tournament. (Oceania Sports Education Program - OSEP) 

  1.                        Student Learning Outcomes
  2.  

Assessment Strategies

4.1.Exhibit the values of sportsmanship and apply the rules of the game in coaching and officiating a mini-            tournament competition.

Mini-tournament with rubric

4.2.Participate actively in a mini-tournament by administering sport tournament draws as learning experience.

Mini-tournament with rubric

4.3.Demonstrate proper techniques in coaching and make accurate judgment as a referee during the game. Participate in a mini-tournament demonstrating the offense and defense as taught.

Mini-tournament with rubric

 

D.        COURSE CONTENT

      1.      Fitness Assessments
      2. Game Rules
      3. Footwork/Offense
      4. Ball skills
      5. Motion Offense
      6. Pass and Cut
      7. Shooting
      8. Footwork/Defense
      9. Team Defense
      10. Rebounding
      11. Team Defense
      12. Game Strategy: Offense
      13. Game Strategy: Defense
      14. Game Strategy: Transition
      15. Basketball Tournament
      16. Post-Assessments

 

 

E. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
Demonstration, participation in mini-tournament, lecture, individual assignments, film showing.

 

F.  Required Text(s) and COURSE Materials
International Federation of Basketball (Oceania).  How to play basketball course: presenters manual.  Pohnpei, FSM Pohnpei basketball association & college of Micronesia 2003.( or most recent edition).
Exercise towel, athletic shoes, bottled water, appropriate attire (loose-fitting, comfortable clothing that allows a full range of motion around all of the joints of the body), and a wire-bound notebook.  Students who come to class without water will NOT be allowed to participate in activity.
G. REFERENCE MATERIALS
“Arch support may prevent basketball injuries: Extra cushioning could stop bone cracks, study says, 2004. (or most recent edition)
International Federation of Basketball (Oceania).  How to play basketball course: presenters Manual.  Pohnpei, FSM Pohnpei Basketball Association & College of Micronesia 2003.( or most recent edition)
Sharkey, B J. Fitness & Health: 5th Edition.  Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2001. (or most recent edition)
Taylor, J. A tactical metabolic raining model for collegiate basketball, 2004. (or most recent edition)
Full Court Press: The Women’s Basketball Journal http://www.fullcourt.com/International Federation of Basketball (FIBA) http://www.fiba                    

H. INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS
None  

I. EVALUATION
None

J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
None

 

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