HREC 152 Stand-Up Paddleboarding

This course is a well-rounded introduction to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP), and will examine and practice the following aspects: history and rapid development as a sport, safety protocol, paddleboard construction and design, terminology, fitness attributes, and paddling techniques. It is the goal of this course to give students the basic skills and knowledge to safely enjoy and further explore the sport of SUP on their own. The student furnishes their own or uses CSI Paddleboards and equipment and pays an additional fee for the class.

Credits

1 Credit

HREC 152Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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

General and Liberal Studies

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 a well-rounded introduction to Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP), and will examine and practice the following aspects: history and rapid development as a sport, safety protocol, paddleboard construction and design, terminology, fitness attributes, and paddling techniques. It is the goal of this course to give students the basic skills and knowledge to safely enjoy and further explore the sport of SUP on their own. The student furnishes their own or uses CSI Paddleboards and equipment and pays an additional fee for the class.

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. Activity 1: Students will understand and apply the physical dimension of wellness through weekly workouts designed by the instructor. Activity 2: Students will understand and apply the intellectual dimension of wellness by learning and using the techniques taught regarding weather and water conditions, safety precautions, etc. Activity 3: Students will understand and apply the social dimension of wellness through partner and group workout programs on a daily basis. Outcome Assessment: Pre and Post survey for Be Well objectives Learning Outcome 3 (Academic Objective): To gain an understanding of the history and the rapid development of the sport of Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP), and to learn how to read weather and water conditions for safe SUP experiences. Be able to explain the history of SUP and new trends in the sport. Explain who are the leading companies and resources in the industry Explain the common dangers associated with SUP and weather-related conditions Demonstrate how to read water flow and weather conditions correctly Activity: discussion, field experience and assessment Outcome Assessment: exam, rubric Learning Outcome 4 (Motor Skill Objective): To develop an understanding of the use of a Stand-up paddleboard and other supporting equipment. Be able to explain the design and construction specifics of a paddleboard Demonstrate the proper technique for fitting a paddle and a personal flotation device (PFD) Demonstrate proper carrying, lifting, and lashing down of the paddleboard Identify the proper equipment that should be carried during stand-up paddleboarding excursions and necessary documentation to comply with Idaho water safety regulations Demonstrate proper self-care and safety strategies in clothing and equipment choices for SUP excursions. Activity: discussion and assessment Outcome Assessment: exam, rubric, skill assessment rubric Learning Outcome 5 (Motor Skill Objective): To implement proper technical skills associated with SUP in a variety of water types. Demonstrate how to properly move forward with a paddleboard in the water Demonstrate how to properly turn a paddleboard Demonstrate how to properly bend and reach with a paddleboard Demonstrate how to properly hip turn & snap on a paddleboard Demonstrate how to avoid obstacles in moving water with a paddleboard Demonstrate proper paddleboard safety techniques and rescue skills while on a paddleboard. Activity: field experience, training, skills practice, assessment

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Course Content- Copy and paste from syllabus or place course content here Be able to explain the history of SUP and new trends in the sport, as well as industry standards and resources Learn water regulations, how to read water flow and levels, and common dangers associated with SUP, water, and weather. Learn design and construction specifics for all gear used in SUP Learn proper SUP lifting and storing, paddling strokes, techniques, and rescue scenarios Demonstrate progressive techniques associated with SUP

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Health History Form Liability waiver Assigned readings from text

Required Exams

Post safety survey on student evaluation Weekly quizzes on powerpoints On-water paddle assessment

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Health History Form Liability waiver Assigned readings from text Post safety survey on student evaluation Weekly quizzes on powerpoints On-water paddle assessment