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What We Say and Do Matters What We Say and Do Matters is a Course

What We Say and Do Matters

Time limit: 365 days

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Description

This course will dive into the various ways we communicate with athletes in our classes. The course will cover how to communicate with the athletes effectively and intentionally. We will learn about often misunderstood and overlooked areas of instruction that can maximize the effectiveness of our daily lessons. Teachers will gain an understanding and practical application strategies for cueing, feedback, modeling, motivation, and giving instructions.

Approval Information & Requirements

Whether you are looking to earn advancement on the district's salary scale or meeting the requirements for your relicensing we are here to help! Prior to taking any courses, you should be sure to follow any pre-approval requirements established by your district. 

Expected Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:

  • Provide clear and concise instructions.
  • Effectively manipulate attentional focus to help athletes succeed.
  • Employ various types and strategies for effective cueing.
  • Understand how to best use feedback to refine the learning process.

Course Outline

Duration = Approximately 3.5 hours

Module 1 – Getting Started

Content

Duration

Read the Home Page content

5 minutes

Complete the User Orientation

10 minutes

Read and print Course Syllabus

15 minutes

Complete the Self-Reflection and Goal Setting activity

15 minutes

Take the Pretest

10 minutes

Time to complete this module

55 minutes

 

Module 2 – Giving Instructions

Content

Duration

Read the module overview and objectives

2 minutes

Complete Lesson 1: Instructions for Task/Activities

10 minutes

Complete Lesson 2: Instructions for Specific Movements

10 minutes

Complete Lesson 3: Modeling

10 minutes

Activity: Teach/Train Template

10 minutes

Time to complete this module

42 minutes

 

Module 3 – Cueing

Content

Duration

Read the module overview and objectives

2 minutes

Complete Lesson 1: Attentional Focus

5 minutes

Complete Lesson 2: Direct vs. Indirect Cues

5 minutes

Complete Lesson 3: Internal vs. External Cues

10 minutes

Submit Creating External Cues

10 minutes

Time to complete this module

32 minutes

 

Module 4 – Feedback

Content

Duration

Read the module overview and objectives

2 minutes

Complete Lesson 1: Timing

8 minutes

Complete Lesson 2: Frequency

5 minutes

Complete Lesson 3: Proximity

10 minutes

Submit Giving Feedback Self-Reflection

10 minutes

Time to complete this module

35 minutes

 

Module 5 – Finishing Up

Content

Duration

Take and pass the Posttest with a score of 80% or higher

10 minutes

Complete the Self-Reflection and Goal Assessment Activity

20 minutes

Complete the User Experience Survey

5 minutes

Collect your badge, certificate, and transcript

10 minutes

Time to complete this module

45 minutes

 

 

Course Instructor Credentials

Former physical education teacher and athletic coach with 10+ years of experience in the public and private sectors. An advocate for physical literacy, athletic development, and a holistic approach in education. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Illinois College in 2010. Then, in 2012 he obtained a Master of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from Jones International University, followed by a Masters in Exercise Physiology from Illinois State University in 2017.
 

Full course description

Commitment:

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Course Type:

Self-Paced

Credential:

Badge & Certificate