Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Kinesiology and Athletics Division
3 hours laboratory.1 Unit

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 36 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 3 Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade with P/NP option
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: Foothill GE
 GE Status: Lifelong Understanding

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: BothValidation: 11/14/12

1. Description -
Introduce and build upon prior knowledge of the intermediate game of volleyball. Strategies and skills at an intermediate level will be presented and will promote the appreciation for this lifetime activity.
Prerequisite: PHED 40.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Increase knowledge of the intermediate volleyball skills and fundamentals.
  2. Comprehend intermediate strategies of the game through game play
  3. Increase knowledge of the intermediate level offensive/defensive strategies
  4. Comprehend the use of volleyball as a life long leisure activity
  5. Apply the basic rules of play

3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Comfortable exercise clothing and tennis shoes. Kneepads recommended.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Rules of the game of volleyball.
1. Specific to high school, college, and international
  • Safety within the game of volleyball
  • 1. Net set up
    2. cross training
    3. Agility and plyometrics
  • Fundamentals
  • 1. Refine and define
    2. Peer critique
    3. Drills that challenge and promote increased level of competence
  • Intermediate skills
  • 1. Positional
  • Team play
  • 1. Strategies
    a. Offense: 5-1, 6-2
    b. Defense: perimeter, rotation, middle up
  • History of game
  • 1. origin
    2. rule changes within history

    5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
    6. Methods of Evaluation -
    The student will demonstrate proficiency by:
    1. Skill analysis
    2. Self-assessment
    3. Peer assessment
    4. Written quizzes
    7. Representative Text(s) -
    Current NCAA Rulebook

    8. Disciplines -
    Physical Education
    9. Method of Instruction -
    During periods of instruction the student will be:
    1. Analyzing their own skill
    2. Assessing their skill compared to others in competitive games of volleyball
    3. Critiquing performance with video
    4. Completing a written quiz
    5. Participating in direct instruction to further skills
    10. Lab Content -
    1. Drills/Activities related to the sport of volleyball
    2. Competitive games to improve skills

    11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
    12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
    Reading and writing assignments as recommended by instructor from journals and related topics to sport of volleyball.
    13. Need/Justification -
    This course satisfies the Foothill GE Requirement for Area VII, Lifelong Learning.

    Course status: Active
    Last updated: 2014-04-03 17:26:01

    Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines