EDUO 9704: Athletics – A Positive Path Through the Journey of Life

Instructors: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer
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Open and read the Syllabus which includes Objectives and a Grading Rubric. You may want to print it. You may also simply scroll down the page to view all course assignments. For each Session 1, 2 and 3 and the Final Assignment read and complete assignments. You will type your responses offline in your own Word document.

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1. Develop programs that will help athletes throughout their lives by emphasizing and enhancing the following:

  • Positive and constructive leadership skills
  • Behavior accountability
  • Proper sportsmanship and social skills
  • Ability to be an Upstander when encountering improper behavior

2. Create a positive persona as a coach who wields a very strong influence on young people.

3. Prepare to defend against negative attacks on the positive influence of athletics.


1. Establishing a climate that promotes fairness and respect
2. Establishing and maintaining standards for student behavior
3. Using a variety of instructional strategies and resources to respond to students’ diverse needs.

  • Price: $405
  • 3 Semester Credits/Units

Instructors: Dick Bach, Ernie Shaffer

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