HREC 143 Intermediate/Advanced Snowboarding

This course is for intermediate to advanced snowboarders who have already mastered the ability to turn both heelside and toeside on gentle slopes. Students will learn specific techniques needed to safely navigate a variety of mountain terrain (terrain parks, powder, etc.) The student furnishes or rents his/her ski equipment and pays an additional fee for ski lift tickets and transportation. This course may be repeated once.

Credits

1 Credit

HREC 143Intermediate/Advanced Snowboarding

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health, Recreation & Fitness

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

1 Credit

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is for intermediate to advanced snowboarders who have already mastered the ability to turn both heelside and toeside on gentle slopes. Students will learn specific techniques needed to safely navigate a variety of mountain terrain (terrain parks, powder, etc.) The student furnishes or rents his/her ski equipment and pays an additional fee for ski lift tickets and transportation. This course may be repeated once.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Learning Outcome 1: Understand the concept of wellness and be able to recognize the long term benefits of maintaining a high level of wellness for living in today’s world. Activity: Students will complete the course’s mandatory assignments and assessments to measure their understanding of wellness. Learning Outcome 2: Apply wellness knowledge and practice positive behavior growth using a minimum of three dimensions of wellness (Emotional, Environmental, Intellectual, Physical, Social, Spiritual and Financial)-Pick at least 3 Activity 1: Students will understand and apply the physical dimension of wellness through weekly board sessions. Activity 2: Students will understand and apply the social dimension of wellness through group activities and instruction at the resorts. Activity 3: Students will understand and apply the intellectual dimension of wellness through learning introductory snowboarding knowledge, clothing and equipment knowledge, terminology, and etiquette. Outcome Assessment: Personal assessment of progress. Learning Outcome 3: Students will demonstrate appropriate safety practices. Activity: Students will be taught appropriate daily safety practices through demonstration by resort instructors.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Introduction to snowboarding, clothing, equipment, terminology, and etiquette B. Group instruction from resort instructors based on ability level C. Resort policies and safety

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Health History Form Liability waiver

Required Exams

Pre Survey of Be Well Objectives Post Survey of Be Well Objectives Post safety survey on student evaluation Resort mandatory skills test

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Health History Form Liability waiver Pre Survey of Be Well Objectives Post Survey of Be Well Objectives Post safety survey on student evaluation Resort mandatory skills test