Academics

College of Education

Introduction

This department aims at developing skills and an awareness of teaching sports to the disabled while providing space and opportunities to develop sports programs that can bestow confidence and sociability to the disabled. In order to rehabilitate the disabled, we prepare professional leaders who can guide them.

Job Prospects

Graduates of this department can find employment in special education schools, special classes, sports organizations for the disabled, and social welfare institutes, and in special physical education. Furthermore, by pursuing a double-major and acquiring a secondary school level 2 teacher certificate, graduates of this major can become PE teachers at mainstream middle and high schools. Other options include employment in areas offered by society in need of various support measures. Recently, some graduates have started up support centers to work in their specialized fields.

Faculty

  • kim han cheol,Professor

    • Yeungnam Univ. Special Physical Education
    younghc@hanmail.net
  • Jeong yeon taek,Professor

    • Yeungnam Univ.
    jyt7872@yu.ac.kr
  • KIM, CHUN-JONG,Associate Professor

    • Korea National Sport Univ. Adapted Physical Activity
    cjkim05@yu.ac.kr
  • Yun, Seok-Min,Associate Professor

sorted by the position and Korean name

Curriculum

Department Of Special Physical Education
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    EXERCISE & HEALTH
    This course is designed to introduce the value of impact of physical fitness in the pursuit of wellness and health.
    1- 1
    PRACTICAL ENGLISH
    The aim of the course is to help students develop basic English verbal skills in real life situations. The course will be co-taught by Korean and Native English instructors. Korean instructors will provide students with basic English structure, vocabulary, and expressions, and students will be encouraged to practice speaking English utilizing basic English structures. Students will further practice expressing themselves in English with native English instructors.
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    RECREATIONAL SPORTS
    This course is designed to become more proficient at one of social sports. Skills, strategies and courtesies of the activities are also covered.
    1- 1
    SEMINAR FOR ACADEMIC LIFE
    1. Summary of the course This course is to assist university freshmen in CRM designing to adapt university life well through the instruction and counselling of supervising professor. (This course is composed of self analysis, personality type test, career research, instruction for the success of university life, career plan and direction setting, CRM designing method and CRM designing. The course should be teaching in classes of the students by supervising professor.) 2. Course objectives This course is to motivate the students before the mid term exam and provide students with self analysis, personality type test (MBTI or TCI) and career research (YAT test). Also, this course shall has a plan to instruct the students to enhance the efficiency of university life through career and time management. In addition, this course is to make a chance for the students to have practical assistance to university life by providing study method, report designing strategy and the information on academic system and various kinds of internal programs of the university. After the mid term exam, the students will be instructed to set the direction of career designing through continuous counselling of supervising professor and the students will be able to establish CRM designing and execution plan.
    1- 1
    SOFTWARE AND AI
    Software and AI (Artificial Intelligence) course aims to educate the basic concepts of software and computational thinking to use them in various applications. It allows students of various majors to experience the core technologies of the 4th industrial revolution, such as big data, machine learning, and AI. It also introduces various applications of AI so that students can easily apply these technologies to their field of study. This course classifies the lecture types into three categories, and adjust the lecture difficulty according to the student's academic ability.
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    EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
    This course provides an undergraduate level, introductory overview of physiological responses and adaptations to physical activity.
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    SPORT SOCIOLOGY
    This course presents social structure, social patterns and social organization of groups engaged in physical education and sports.
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    TEACHING METHODOLOGY OF GYMNASTICS (I)
    This course is designed for the students to acquire the history, characteristics and rules of gymnastics. The fundamentals of floor, bar and vaulting horse exercise are also covered.
    1- 1
    INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION(PHYSICAL EDUCATION)
    This course is designed to find a way to be able to solve the general phoblems about special physical education philosophi cally and scientific.
    1- 2
    LIFETIME SPORTS
    This course is designed to develop basic knowledge and skills needed to play one of the following basic physical education activities; badminton, tennis, basketball, bowling, table-tennis, swimming, self-defense, aerobic-dance, soccer, and baseball.
    1- 2
    SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION AND SERVICE
    This course is to cultivate community sense as members of society and the global village for students in order to develop the basic knowledge required as global citizens. Especially, this course is to foster the spirit of cooperation, sharing, service, and creativity and study the social contribution and leadership to solving the challenges the global community faces. As a liberal arts course, it is centered to nurture a leader having the global capability to contribute to community development through learning the knowledge and the case on the value & logic of social responsibility focused on environmental preservation, social contribution, and good governance(ESG). This course aims to foster a generous mind, learn knowledge and technology and build the capacity to contribute to building a society towards a safer and happier world through the study of theory and practice.
    1- 2
    INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION
    This course is an introductory course in Education for prospective teachers, regardless of their major and/or special subjects. This is one of the necessary requirements for teacher candidates being educated in colleges other than the college of education in Korea. The course is to study the various paradigms and concepts of education, representing different views on aim, content and method of education. A particular emphasis is given to identifying theoretical questions of education in order to grasp the problems of Korean education and find out their solutions.
    1- 2
    LIFE SPORTS PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES(SPORT)
    Through understanding of disability and disability athletes, students will enhance competence as a adapted physical education teacher. Students will develop their teaching abilities through understand the physical characteristics of each disability, and practice life sports program for the people with disabilities.
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    MANAGEMENT OF SPORTS INJURIES(DISABLED SPORTS)
    So that you can live safely in an emergency. and Directly related to the life and to avoid obstacles.
    1- 2
    TEACHING METHODOLOGY OF TRACK & FIELD (I)
    This course is designed for the student to acquire theoretical knowledges and skills of track and field games. The basic skills of 100m running and 110 huddle are covered.
    1- 2
    EXERCISE BIOMECHANICS
    This course is designed to understand human performance in terms of mechanical, anatomical and neurophysiological standpoint.
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    INTEGRATION EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
    Identify the degree of seriousness of the disability of people with disabilities, education, sports activities, so that you can target people with disabilities, learning characteristics.
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    STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES UNDERWATER A METHOD OF GUIDANCE
    This course is designed to provide the student with various swimming strokes(crawl, back, brest and butterfly) and safety skills. The students improve endurance and versatility in swimming.
    1- 2
    WORKSHOP OF SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION Ⅰ
    This course is designed to experience all the things that person can go through at special school, and inspect the method of practical use about text and physical education and it can a chance to improve quality to be a teacher for physical education.
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    2- 1
    EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
    This course is an introductory course in the Educational Psychology for prospective teachers being educated in colleges other than the college of education in Korea. It is an undergraduate course to help prospective teachers understand the basic principles of psychological processes involved in the various aspects of educational practices. It includes learner? characteristics, educational environment, learning and instruction, and evaluation of instructional outcomes.
    2- 1
    EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY
    This course is an introductory course in the Sociology of Education for prospective teachers being educated in colleges other than the college of education in Korea. This is one of the necessary requirements for teacher candidates. An emphasis is given to the understanding of basic concepts and theories in the field.
    2- 1
    GUIDANCE
    This course is a study of fundamental philosophies, knowledge, and techniques for guiding adolescents toward their better lives. It is to study the practical considerations for the growth of adolescents affective, humanistic domains. A course designed to learn foundational concepts, major principles, major treatment of guidance and counseling, and to discuss its theoretical and practical implications. Emphasis is placed on providing theoretical foundations to deal with human problems through educational counseling, and to pursue counseling theories, practical processes, and techniques.
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    EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION FOR EACH DISABILITY TYPES
    This course is designed to introduce fitness concepts for the development of healthy life. The student learns how to increase strength, cardiovascular and muscular endurance and flexibility.
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    MOTOR DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CHILDREN WITH DISABILITYⅢ(OCEAN SPORT)
    This course offers teaching skills of various ocean sports such as yacht, canoe, boat race. Wind surfing, rowing, sailing, and scuba diving. At the end of the course, the students will be able to teach and guide guests in public and private leisure centers.
    2- 1
    SPECIAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM THEORY
    The purpose of this subject is to investigate effects of special education and curriculum principles. And focusing on the importance of inclusive education the curriculum of special children.
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    STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AQUATIC EXERCISE
    This course is designed to provide the student with various swimming strokes(crawl, back, brest and butterfly) and safety skills. The students improve endurance and versatility in swimming.
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    WORKSHOP OF SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION Ⅱ
    This course is designed to experience all the things that person can go through at special school, and inspect the method of practical use about text and physical education and it can a chance to improve quality to be a teacher for physical education.
    2- 2
    CAREER DESIGN AND FIELD TRAINING
    This course provides systematic and continuous consultation and guidance on the achievements and career of CRM (Career Road Map) designed by the students after admission. The course is also designed to enhance the students’ field education capacity to actively cope with the educational environment in the rapidly changing circumstances, the knowledge based society of the 21st century and the society for the fourth industrial revolution. Through this course, students will experience field training such as special lectures, video materials, and multicultural education in accordance with their career and major.
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    EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT
    This course is an introductory course in the Educational Administration and School Management for prospective teachers. This is one of the necessary requirements for teacher candidates being educated in colleges other than the college of education. The course is to study the classical organizational thoughts in relation to education, definitions, basic concepts, and hypotheses regarding educational administration, major tasks and process of educational administration, and theories of administrative behaviors, and to understand the school and classroom management.
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    PREVENTION OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE AND UNDERSTANDING OF SCHOOL CULTURE
    Students will acquire an understanding of the various factors, actual state, the legislative system of school violence. Students will have an opportunity to relate this knowledge about prevention and measures of school violence to school environment using students guidance, parents interview, and human lights education. This information about violence behavior, student cultures, counseling methods, and the implications that social and contemporary legislative policies play will create greater understanding in the field of school violence.
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    HISTORY OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
    This course aids the students to gain knowledge in the history of physical education and sports.
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    MEASUREMENT & EVALUATION OF SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION
    This course involves a general overview of measurement and evaluation in special physical education. Practical issues in the assessment of motor tasks are covered.
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    SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
    This course is designed to understand the interaction of behavior and performance as well as psychological benefits of exercises and sports.
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    VOLLEYBALL
    This course is designed to develop fundamental skills of volleyball such as the serving, passing, spiking and blocking. The rules and various strategies of the game are covered.
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    INTEGRATION EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
    Identify the degree of seriousness of the disability of people with disabilities, education, sports activities, so that you can target people with disabilities, learning characteristics.
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    MOTOR DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CHILDREN WITH DISABILITY I (BASKETBALL)
    This course is designed to increase the students knowledge of basketball. Fundamental skills of passing, dribbling, shooting, rebounding, footwork and defense along with various offenses are acquired.
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    MOTOR DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CHILDREN WITH DISABILITY II (TENNIS)
    This course covers the history, rules, skills, strategies, training methods and officiating of tennis. It is also designed to give the students knowledges necessary to play and conduct themselves in an acceptable manner for tennis players.
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    STUDENTS WITH HEALTH DISABILITIES
    This class focuses on the health training for people with disabilities. The class will offer teaching skills for special cases, training methods, and rehabilitation methods for people for people with disabilities.
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    EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM
    This course emphasizes on general principles and procedures of construction, development and evaluation of school curriculum. Students are expected to develop a sense of reality with regard to the actual curriculum implementation in elementary and secondary schools.
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    EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION
    This course emphases on the relations between school learning and appropriate types of evaluation. It includes theories of reliability and validity, achievement test construction, and interpretation of test results. Introduction to modern theories of measurement techniques and instruments for cognitive, affective and psycho-motor domain; practical introduction to the techniques of tests, such as construction of tests, scoring, reliability, validity, and item analysis.
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    INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION
    This lecture is for leading students in the field of education to effective education with which students(pre-teachers) can better understand and perform the integrating education. Therefore this lecture aims to train students(pre-teachers) to develop an ability of understanding students with disabilities and of performing integrating education.
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    EXERCISE PROGRAMS FOR DISABLED STUDENT
    Reintegration of students is carried out to assist the rehabilitation
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    REHABILITATION EXERCISE AND MASSAGE
    This course is designed to understand the cause of injury and the therapeutic effect of the massage in sports activities.
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    SPORTS FOR STUDENT WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITY
    This course is designed to tolenm what propen physical education for physically handicapped persons. And it can malce pensons adapt and use hndicappd pensons various sports.
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    TEACHING METHOD OF SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION & METHODS OF GUIDANCE
    This course is designed to make students know the certain goal stated the curriculum of special education clearly and to know diverse teaching method of special education and through checking and analyzing of texts. they will get the quality to be a teacher.
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    TEACHING METHODOLOGY OF OUTDOOR EDUCATION
    This course is designed to introduce environmentally sound camping skills, wilderness ethics, orienteering, trip planning and other advanced out-door skills. One weekend day trip and a 3 day 2 night trip during the semester supplements class-room instruction.
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    WORKSHOP OF SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION III
    This course is designed to expenience all the things that penson can go through at special school, and inspect the method of practical use about text and physical education. And it can a chance to improve quality to be a teacher for phusical education.
    3- 2
    EDUCATIONAL METHODS & TECHNOLOGY
    This course is an introductory course in the Teaching Method and Educational Technology for prospective teachers. This is one of the necessary requirements for teacher candidates being educated technology course for the subject matter oriented education students. A general information of the field, theory, and profession of instructional technology will be introduced. The definition of instructional technology, the history of the field, and the current trends and issues in the area will be investigated. Students develop competencies in appling media and technologies to instruction. This course emphasize the method of instruction as well as educational technology.
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    ACTUAL AFFAIRS FOR TEACHING PROFESSION
    This course is for future teacher to understand actual affairs for teaching profession such as classroom management, teaching technique, guidance and counselling, processing official documents, etc.
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    EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY & HISTORY
    This course in one of the necessary requirements for teacher candidates being educated in colleges other than the College of Education in Korea. Hence, its main purpose lies in the introduction to the general history and philosophy of education both in the East and in the West from the ancient to the modern ages. Historical development of educational system, philosophical thoughts of education, and their influences and implications to our modern education are to be understood.
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    CHANGES IN FUTURE SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT AND TEACHER
    “Changes in Future Special Physical Education Environment and Teachers” is a course to develop teachers' capacity to respond proactively and appropriately to the rapidly changing educational environment. Teachers should be able to effectively cope with not only the reduction in the number of students but also social change caused by multicultural society as the subject of education. In addition, it is necessary to search for the direction of education to effectively cope with the social environment in which various cultures coexist. This course aims to examine the role of education in the context of diversity and diversified social environment centered with teaching theory . The goals of this course are to: 1) Explore the meaning of changes in the educational environment and discuss how to apply physical education. 2) Investigate what is the actual physical activity and physical education that can integrate students. 3) Organize and plan specific physical activities for social integration.
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    HEALTH EDUCATION
    This course is designed to provide the value and impact of school health. Safety rules, healthy life habits, fitness concept and health counselling are covered.
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    RECREOLOGY
    This course introduces the student to the theory and practical application of recreation. The sutudents are expected to enhance their teaching skills of the recreation.
    3- 2
    SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION(SPE) FOR INFANT AND OLD PEOPLE
    This course is designed to learn about the characteristics of infant and old people with disabilities. The class offers many types of playful physical activaties which can be helpful for infant / old people. The class will prepare students with proper teaching skills and lesson plans for infant and old people.
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    EDUCATION FOR SEVERE DISABILITIES
    The failure of two or more types of severe disabilities jinyeotgeona training for severely disabled people, to do sports activities learning characteristics, learn how to map.
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    SPORTS FOR INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES STUDENT
    This course is designed to to grasp the charactenistics of mentally handicapped person practically, and study lots books to improve a mols of sports for mentally handicapped persons.
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    SCHOOL FIELD PRACTICE
    School field practice is a field education subject where students actually experience the roles and functions that teachers must perform in the secondary school. In this course,students can develop their preparatory skills as a teacher by accumulating practical experiences on overall school education such as teaching - learning guidance, life guidance, class management and so on through experiences in the field of education.
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    DIAGNOSIS AND EVALUATION FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
    This course is designed to learn the social welfare system about well-being the handicapped in the intension on abroad and study in order to adapt or understand the laws for the handicapped.
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    SPORTS FOR STUDENT WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
    This course is designed to learn the charactenistics for visual handicapped persons and the propen sports related thein physical features.
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    THE THEORY OF SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION
    This course is designed to teach practically the class of special education in the middle school and high school.
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    SELF-DIRECTED TEACHING PRACTICE OF DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL
    This course is designed to learn the teaching method effectively to be teacher for handicapped persons through discussing a lot of expeniences after teaching practice.
    4- 2
    SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION LOGIC AND DISCOURSE
    Studies the concept of special physical education. The class mainly focuses on the scientific facts, philosophic judgments, and theoretical basis of the special physical education.
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    SPORTS FOR STUDENT EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIOR DISORDERS
    This course is designed to provide a proper physical activities and improve the motor learning and understand the emotional disorder for the disabled.
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    SPORTS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED AND COMMUNICATION DISORDER
    This course is designed to grasp the physical features of the anditonily handicapped persons, and deal with problm in terms of teaching sports. It is also designed to learn the finrer language and develope acting languge from sports wonds.
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    EDUCATIONAL VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
    This subject includes acting as assistant teachers in kindergartens or primary and middle schools, acting as teachers' helpers, or conducting volunteer work. The goal of the course is to help future educators foster the development of educational attainments.

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