WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY Plainview Campus School of Education

Plainview Campus
School of Education
Division of Exercise and Sport Science
2. Wayland Mission Statement:
Wayland Baptist University exists to educate students in an academically challenging,
learning-focused, and distinctively Christian environment for professional success and
service to God and humankind.
3. Course Name:
EXSS 4100 Capstone Seminar in Exercise and Sport Science
4. Term:
Spring 2015
5. First and Last Name of Instructor:
Paul Fikes
6. Office Phone and Email:
[email protected]
cell 806.729.8017
EXSS Front Office - 806.291.1056
Laney Center Front Desk - 806.291.3780
7. Office Hours:
Laney Center, Room 203
MW – 1:30 – 3:30
TR – 10:45 – 12:00, 1:00 – 3:00
8. Class Meeting Time and Location:
Laney Center, Room 207
Monday – 6:30 – 8:10 PM
9. Catalog Desctiption:
Provides classroom-interactive approach to review the knowledge and experience from
all course work in the major. Assessment of student’s knowledge of physical education
plus its history, issues and trends.
10. Prerequisites:
Senior standing
11. Required Textbook and Resource Materials:
- Student must obtain at least one of three test-prep manuals, depending on academic
tract. See instructor for details.
Athletic Training and Sports Medicine: Van Ost, L., Manfre, K., & Lew, K.
(2014). Athletic training exam review: A student guide to success (5th ed.).
Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Incorporated.
Coaching and Physical Education: Wynne, S. (2008). TExES Physical Education
EC-12 158 Texas teacher certification. Boston: XAMonline, INC.
Personal Trainers: American College of Sports Medicine. (2014). ACSM’s
certification review (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
12. Optional Materials:
- Resources available through WBU and Online libraries
- Access to WBU Learning Resources www.wbu.edu/lrc
13. Course Outcome Competencies:
Student will demonstrate an application of knowledge learned in the discipline.
Student will demonstrate a reflection on leadership and service.
Student will demonstrate the ability to communicate in both written and oral avenues.
Student will demonstrate ethical reasoning.
Student will demonstrate research presentation skills.
Student will demonstrate a working understanding of legal requirements.
14. Attendance Requirements:
Students should make every effort to attend all class meetings. All absences must be
explained to the satisfaction of the instructor who will decide whether the omitted work
may be made up. Any student who misses twenty–five percent (25%) or more of the
regularly scheduled class meetings will receive a grade of F for that course. Tardies will
be counted toward this percentage. Absences for athletic and university-required
activities will not.
15. Disability Statement:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), it is the policy of
Wayland Baptist University that no otherwise qualified person with a disability be
excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination
under any educational program or activity in the university. The Coordinator of
Counseling Services serves as the coordinator of students with a disability and should be
contacted concerning accommodation requests at (806) 291-3765. Documentation of a
disability must accompany any request for accommodations.
16. Course Requirements and Grading Criteria:
A. Research Presentation – will assess competencies 1, 3, 4, & 5
a. 20 academic sources on topic of your choosing
i. Topic must be pre-approved by instructor
b. Outline paper over topic
i. Include academic sources throughout sections of outline with
information that comes from each source
ii. All sources referenced in outline
iii. All sources listed in references section
c. 20 minute presentation on topic
i. Must use choice of multimedia to support presentation
ii. No text allowed in multimedia – may use headers and labels
iii. Remember to cite (APA) all references in multimedia
d. 100 total points possible
i. 40 for presentation
ii. 40 for outline
iii. 20 for multimedia quality and effectiveness
B. Service Leadership Project – will assess competencies 2, 3, & 4
a. Student will help organize and participate in one service project
b. Project must be pre-approved by instructor
i. Approval plan due by 9-Feb
ii. In no circumstances will a project be approved if:
1. it occurs outside of the Plainview-area community, or
2. it is a significant and pre-existing program
c. Worth 50 points possible
C. Examinations – will assess competencies 1, 4, & 6
a. Pre-test on 19-Jan
b. Post-test on 27-Apr
c. Grade based on completion, not actual grade on test
d. 2, worth 50 points each
D. Mock Interview – will assess competencies 1, 3, 4, & 6
a. Set up a mock interview with a professional in your chosen field
b. Interview CANNOT be with a professional whom you know – if you are
unsure as to who to contact or whether a person qualifies, ask the instructor
c. Telephone, Skype, and other “virtual” interviews are not acceptable.
d. Dress professionally, show up prepared, and ask questions. You will be
judged as a professional during this experience.
e. Take notes for reflection. Specifically consider comments and feedback
provided by the interviewer.
f. Worth 50 points
E. Professional Folder – will assess competencies 1, 3, 4, & 6
a. Used for professional documents, including:
i. Resume & cover letter
ii. Job applications
iii. Mock interview notes
iv. Long and short term goals
v. Other assignments from class
b. worth 100 points
F. 400 Total Points Possible
A: 360-400 pts
B: Fewer than 360 points
C: Fewer than 320 points
D: Fewer than 280 points
F: Fewer than 240 points, or absent more than 25% of class time
G. Grade Appeals: Students shall have protection through orderly procedures against
prejudices or capricious academic evaluation. A student who believes that he or she
has not been held to realistic academic standards, just evaluation procedures, or
appropriate grading, may appeal the final grade given in the course by using the
student grade appeal process described in the Academic Catalog. Appeals may not be
made for advanced placement examinations or course bypass examinations. Appeals
are limited to the final course grade, which may be upheld, raised, or lowered at any
stage of the appeal process. Any recommendation to lower a course grade must be
submitted through the Executive Vice President/Provost to the Faculty Assembly
Grade Appeals Committee for review and approval. The Faculty Assembly Grade
Appeals Committee may instruct that the course grade be upheld, raised, or lowered
to a more proper evaluation.
17. Tentative Schedule:
(see attached calendar)
18. Additional Information:
EXSS 4100
Capstone Seminar in EXSS
class meeting #
1st day
Service Project
Plans Due
Introduction, goals
Assessment strategies
Resume building, Job applications
Service leadership & Management
Spring Break
Service Project
Interview Due
Folder Due
Legal Issues
Setting Goals
Post-test, debriefing