PCC/ CCOG / PE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for PE 184I

Course Number:
PE 184I
Course Title:
Beginning Snowboard Skiing
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Basic skills necessary for safe and fun snowboarding on appropriate terrain will be taught. Also skidded turns with control on beginning and beginning/intermediate terrain. The variables of weather and snow conditions will be addressed. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

An orientation session will be held at the college to collect
fees, distribute tickets and answer questions. At the ski area, students will be placed in small
classes with other students of similar ability. Classes will be conducted each of the five weeks on
snow at the ski area. Lab/practice time will be available to supplement class time with the
instructor, and independent practice is of the utmost importance. In addition to boarding skills,
safety and snowboard skiing etiquette will also be emphasized.
Students must provide appropriate clothing for winter weather in the mountain ski areas.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  1. Improve physical conditioning and develop a skill for lifelong health and wellness
  2. Demonstrate appropriate balance, rotary, edging, and pressure control movements to allow students to snowboard on beginning/intermediate terrain
  3. Demonstrate walking, skating, climbing, gliding, stopping, sideslipping, skidding and turning
  4. manuers
  5. Demonstrate skidded turn without a connecting traverse

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Attendance
  2. Active participation and effort in class

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)


SUBJECT MATTER: CONCEPTS, THEMES, ISSUES (TOPICAL AREAS)

  1. Benefits of physically active lifestyle
  2. Oregon Skier's Responsibility Code
  3. Safe use of equipment, all lifts, and proper operation of the binding system
  4. Preparation and awareness of varying weather conditions
  5. Evaluating terrain
  6. Skiing at proper skill level and terrain
  7. Create and learn environment that allows students confidence



COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  1. Demonstrate balance, rotary, edging and pressure control movements
  2. Demonstrate level terrain turning
  3. Demonstrate walking/climbing
  4. Demonstrate skating/straight sliding
  5. Demonstrate sideslipping/skidding, toe and heel side
  6. Demonstrate skidded traverse, both directions
  7. Demonstrate standing skidded stops, both directions
  8. Demonstrate linked turns across the fall line, connected by a skidded traverse
  9. Demonstrate linked turns with no connecting traverse