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 Course Title:   Water Safety Instructor

 Title Abbreviation:   WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    208

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2.5

 CIP:    310598

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Course is designed to train the student to teach American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety courses.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Teach ARC Learn to Swim program.
  2. Teach ARC Water Safety Instructor Aide course.
  3. Teach ARC Community Water Safety course.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.2 Understand, value and respect human differences and commonalities as they relate to issues of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and culture.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.

Course Contents

  1. Instructor Candidate Training.
  2. Stroke analysis for Demonstration use.
  3. Review strokes and learn how to teach them.
  4. Community Safety Skills.
  5. Infant and Preschool program.
  6. Practice teaching with peer critiques.