EDPE/EDHP 5194 Motor Skill Learning

Professor: Dr. Richard K. Stratton

201 War Memorial Hall (0313) Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: 540-231-5617 e-mail: rstratto@vt.edu


Textbook: Schmidt, Richard A., and Wrisberg, Craig. Motor Learning & Performance: 4th Edition. Human Kinetics, Pub., 2008
Assignment Due Dates: These are deadlines. You may turn worksheets in anytime before the deadline date. There is a 1 point penalty for each worksheet turned in more than 5 days past the deadline date.
Grading Process: Worksheets are graded in "sets". Students will receive grades and feedback via email from the instructor within 3-4 business days after receipt of each complete set of worksheets. Individual submissions are not acknowledged. Always double check to make sure that you have put your name on each worksheet as you submit it!

Worksheet Fall Semester 2011 Summer Session I 2011
Worksheets 1 & 2 September 9 June 3
Worksheets 3 & 4 September 23 June 10
Worksheets 5 & 6 October 14 June 17
Worksheets 7 & 8 November 11 June 24
Worksheets 9 & 10 December 2 June 30


This course examines the cognitive and neuro-physiological processes underlying motor skill acquisition and performance. The process of this course is to take the material presented in the text and apply it to instructional activities in the physical education classroom or athletic environment.

Topical Contents:

Text Chapter

Worksheets: html version

Worksheets: Word version

Introduction

1

1: Motor Skill Classifications

1: Motor Skill Classifications

Information Processing

2

2:Learning Environment

2:Learning Environment

Sensory Systems and Movement Control

3

3:Using Sensory Feedback

3:Using Sensory Feedback

Motor Programs

4

4:Motor Programs

4:Motor Programs

Motor Control and Movement Accuracy

5

5:Motor Control

5:Motor Control

Motor Ability

6

6: Skill Analysis

6: Skill Analysis

Motor Learning

7

7:Assessing Learning

7:Assessing Learning

Applied Principles for Designing Practice

8

8:Practice Design:Whole-Part Practices

8:Practice Design:Whole-Part Practices

Organizing Practice

9

9:Practice Organization: Blocked or Random

9:Practice Organization: Blocked or Random

Use of Feedback

10

10:Augmented Feedback

10:Augmented Feedback

Implementation of Motor Skill Practice

11

11

 

Summary

12

12

 

Evaluation:
1. The worksheets are designed to provide the student to describe the application of textbook knowledge to applied teaching and coaching situations. Completed worksheets are returned to the instructor via direct submission via the Internet or as attachments to an email to the instructor at rstratto@vt.edu. It is critical that all information is completed on each worksheet, especially the student's name. Each worksheet has a maximum value of 10 points.

Grades:
Grading based on percentage of total possible points earned:  

The Virginia Tech Honor Code applies to all work done for this course.

Revised 08/02/2010