SRJC Course Outlines

2/5/2023 6:54:19 PMKAQUA 1.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KAQUA 1.1Title:  BEGINNING SWIMMING  
Full Title:  Beginning Swimming
Last Reviewed:12/12/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.003 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  26.25Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PHYED 12.1

Catalog Description:
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Students will learn basic swim strokes that include the front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke. In addition to swimming, students learn basic water safety skills and knowledge leading to safe practices while in, on, or about the water.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will learn basic swim strokes that include the front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke. In addition to swimming, students learn basic water safety skills and knowledge leading to safe practices while in, on, or about the water.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Perform at a beginning swimming level.
2. Demonstrate basic body positioning and breathing mechanics during each stroke.
3. Apply basic water safety skills.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Use proper stroke and breathing mechanics for the front crawl, back crawl, and elementary backstroke.
2. Demonstrate proper technique for beginning swimming strokes.
3. Explain personal safety skills usable during a water emergency.

Topics and Scope
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I. Stroke Mechanics
    A. Front crawl
    B. Back crawl
    C. Elementary backstroke
II. Breathing Mechanics
    A. Front crawl
    B. Back crawl
    C. Elementary backstroke
III. General Safety Skills
    A. Learn safe diving rules
    B. Practice basic water safety techniques
    C. Become familiar with pool rescue equipment

Assignments:
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1. Reading instructor prepared materials
2. Skill demonstrations of beginning level strokes
3. Journal
4. Quizzes

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Journal
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 35%
Skill demonstrations of beginning level strokes
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 55%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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American Red Cross Swimming and Diving Skills video
Swim Smooth. Newsome, Wiley. Nautical. 2012 (classic).
Instructor prepared materials

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