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 -
Presents teach game play in live game situations. Includes rotations and offensive and defensive strategies.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.

2. Course Objectives -
The students will be able to:
  1. Develop skills needed to participate in volleyball as a lifetime activity.
  2. Demonstrate the skills used in volleyball through class practice & playing the game of volleyball.
  3. Learn the terminology, rules, equipment, facilities & strategies needed to participate
in volleyball.
  • Learn advanced strategies to incorporate within a game.
  • Participate in competitive games and tournament style play.
  • 3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
    Students are required to dress in light, comfortable clothing & shoes that are appropriate for an activity class & indoor gym play. Kneepads are suggested.

    4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
    1. Game play
    1. Tournament formats
    2. strategies in game play in competitive environment
  • Advanced strategies for game play
  • 1. Offense: 5-1, 6-2
    2. Defense: Perimeter, rotation, middle up
  • Team transitions
  • 1. Offense
    2. Defense
  • Advanced rules to team play
  • 1. Libero
    2. Substitutions
  • Competition
  • 1. Elements of good competition

    5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
    6. Methods of Evaluation -
    The student will demonstrate proficiency by:
    1. Skill evaluation
    2. Peer evaluation
    3. Video analysis
    4. Individual and team competition
    7. Representative Text(s) -
    NCAA Rulebook

    8. Disciplines -
    Physical Education
    9. Method of Instruction -
    During periods of instruction the student will be:
    1. Participating in drills (activities) to promote skill development
    2. Competing on teams to advance game play
    3. Evaluating themselves and peers on skills and team play
    4. Promoting team play - building a team culture
    10. Lab Content -
    Lab content will include but not limited to:
    1. Participating in drills and activities to promote skill development
    2. Competing with team to advance game play
    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 -
    Optional reading and writing assignments will be assigned to deepen the understanding of the game of volleyball and promote team play.
    13. Need/Justification -
    This course satisfies the Foothill GE Requirement for Area VII, Lifelong Learning.

    Course status: Active
    Last updated: 2014-04-03 17:26:48

    Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines