Adapted Assessment

This page shows the Adapted Physical Education Assessment Alignment form.

Adapted Physical Education (860)

 

 

 

 

Content Course Alignment

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Assessment of Candidate Learning

 

 

 

 

 

 

College of Education and Human Services

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Content Guidelines for Adapted Physical Education Adapted Physical Education Coursework Techniques Used to Assess Other Information
Must Have Knowledge and Skills in...      
1. The nature of the student with a disability, including:

Etiology of selected emotional/behavioral, physical, sensory, cognitive, communication, learning, and social functioning, including their effects on movement and considerations for generalized programming and instructional needs.

Diversity issues including the interaction between culture and disability.

Safety considerations in physical education specific disabilities.

KIN 373

KIN 374

KIN 375

KIN 376

KIN 380

KIN 422

KIN 424

KIN 482

SpEd 352

SpEd 381

 

-Written Exams

-Q&A sessions on safety considerations in various physical education setting

-Discussions on diversity issues, safety considerations, etiology of selected emotional/behavioral, physical, sensory, cognitive, communication, learning & social functioning considering their effects on movement, programming & instructional needs.

-Critiques on a specific disability

-Research paper on Paralympics, assessment tools, and a current specified disability.

-Critiques on adapted physical education equipment

-Task analysis on a specific motor skill

-Develop individualized educational programs

-Develop individualized transition plans

-Research and review readings the interaction between culture and disability.

-Prepare & implement lessons tailored to individual needs in the school setting, YMCA, Evergreen, etc.

 
 

2. Motor development issues in Adapted Physical Education, including:

Growth and development models regarding motor skill acquisition including dynamical systems and ecological task analysis.

Examination of embryology, normal growth expectations, developmental sequences of fundamental skills, various motor development concepts, and atypical motor development.

Underlying developmental factors influencing physical activity, fitness and motor performance.

 

KIN 373

KIN 374

KIN 375

KIN 376

KIN 380

KIN 422

KIN 424

KIN 482

SpEd 352

SpEd 381

 

-Written Exams

-Write a research based paper on a specific disability

-Discussion sessions on growth & development and specific disabilities

-Conduct assessments on motor skills, leisure skills, aquatic skills and fitness levels.

-Task analysis on a specific motor skill

-Develop behavior change plans

-Develop and implement lesson plans based on individual growth & development and specific needs within physical activity settings
 
 

3. Foundations in the special education profession, including:

Pertinent legislation regarding the provision of special education and physical education services.

The special education process, including the role of the adapted physical education teacher on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) team and a motor development team.

Utilization of various learning settings and ranges of least restrictive environments.

Understanding of physical and program accessibility.

Methods and processes of consultation and collaboration with related services and other direct service professionals, including the general physical education teacher.

 

KIN 373

KIN 374

KIN 376

KIN 380

KIN 422

KIN 424

KIN 482

SpEd 352

SpEd 381

 

-Written Exams

-Carry out consultations & collaborations with local professional (i.e. APE teachers, Special Olympics Certified coaches, etc.)

-Research papers on various laws relating to issues with individuals with disabilities

-Discussions, Q*A’s with guest speakers on topics related to program accessibility

-Reflection papers/journals on service work, program accessibility.

-Develop individualized educational programs for individuals with specified needs

-Discussions on the role of an IEP team member

-Serve as a member on an IEP team at practicum site

 
 

4. Assessment and program evaluation in Adapted Physical Education, including:

Assessment policies and procedures associated with the IEP, and district-wide testing requirements.

A variety of assessment tools for motor development, motor ability and physical fitness appropriate for students with disabilities of al ages.

Formal and informal assessment strategies, including the use of rubrics, task analyses and other forms of authentic assessment.

 

KIN 373

KIN 374

KIN 380

KIN 482

SpEd 381
 

-Written Exams

-Assess special needs students in the schools on motor abilities, motor development, physical fitness and postural condition.

-Plan & Implement appropriate aquatic assessments with individuals with disabilities

-Develop task analysis of a specific motor skill

-Conduct behavioral assessments in a variety of settings (i.e. YMCA, schools, etc.)

-Develop skill tests for Adapted Aquatics (rubrics)

 
 

5. Modification of content, instructional strategies and learning environment in physical education, including:

Adapted Physical Education pedagogy and curriculum development.

Activity selection, curricular development and program implementation in teaching and other types of programs that promote physical activity and fitness for students with disabilities.

Methods in adapted aquatics, including other lifetime sport and physical activity pursuits.

Training and application in behavioral modification and management techniques in the physical education, recreation and fitness environments.

The role of physical education programming for students with mild through severe/profound disabilities from preschool through 21 years.

Inclusive practices and techniques that allow for successful participation in the general physical education program.

Various service delivery models at the early childhood, elementary and secondary levels that focus on inclusive, self-contained, one-to-one, and transition/community-based integration settings.

Significant application of knowledge and skills in a developmental sequence of practical experiences that culminates in the Adapted Physical Education student teaching requirement (25% minimum of student teaching) at both elementary and secondary levels for initial certification (other supervised practicum experience for those who already have initial certification).

 

KIN 373

KIN 374

KIN 375

KIN 376

KIN 380

KIN 422

KIN 424

KIN 482

SpEd 352

SpEd 381

 

-Written Exams

-Develop individualized educational programs for individuals with specified needs

-Prepare & implement unit/lesson plans using various delivery models and appropriate developmental sequencing tailored to individual needs for students with disabilities in the school and community settings.

-Create a task analysis on specified motor skills for students with disabilities

-Develop assessment sheets on various motor skills for students with disabilities

-Written summaries on the progress of the individual with a specific disability

-Complete behavior modification forms

-Prepare field experience notebooks

-Earn Adapted Aquatics Teaching Certification

-180 hours of practical student teaching experience in the elementary/secondary schools with individuals with specific needs under the supervision of a certified Adapted Physical Educator

-Discussions on diversity issues, safety considerations, etiology of selected emotional/behavioral, physical, sensory, cognitive, communication, learning & social functioning considering their effects on movement, programming & instructional needs.

-Plan & Implement appropriate aquatic assessments with individuals with disabilities

-Students are prepared and strongly encouraged to take the CAPE APENS test following their undergraduate coursework.

-Students are qualified to teach adapted physical education in any state after completing their undergraduate coursework.

 
       
       

Note from the Field: Approved Institutions of Higher Education that prepare teacher candidates for Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Adapted Physical Education licensure are encouraged to require their candidates to take the Adapted Physical Education Nation Standards Examination for national Certification in Adapted Physical Education (CAPE) credentialing.

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