HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION
CMS 107 COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS I
Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.
EDF 101 SOCIAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
The course introduces students to issues in the foundations of educations. It studies the social and philosophical foundations of education, their nature and scope: Basic concepts that influence the work of the classroom teacher are also discussed. Lectures and discussions are the main mode of dissemination of the course.
EPH 141 FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
The course is an introduction to physical education. It covers the concept, history and definition of Physical Education and its role in society. It also examines philosophies, principles, aims and objectives of Physical education as well career opportunities in the field.
EPH 144 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SOCCER AND VOLLEYBALL
This combined course aims at introducing students to basic skills in Soccer and Volleyball. It also introduces students’ tactics and techniques in the games of soccer and volleyball. The course covers the rules and technical officiating in the games. It will also introduce students to the teaching and coaching of the games.
EPH 145 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF BASKETBALL AND TABLE TENNIS
This combined course aims at introducing basic skills in Basketball and Table Tennis. It is intended to equip students with the skills and capabilities needed to improve their personal skills, teach the game to beginners, coach middle class players, officiate and organize tournaments. It also introduces students to individual and group tactics and techniques involved in the games of Basketball and Table Tennis. The course extends to cover such areas as rules, officiating, coaching principles, and organizational methods involved in these games. Students will be afforded the opportunity to teach and coach these games during the course.
EPS 101A EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
This is a comprehensive course designed to introduce prospective teachers to the psychological influences responsible for the behaviour and learning characteristics of individual students. It includes knowledge of the forces of nature and nature as they affect the physical, psycho-social, cognitive and moral characteristics of the learner in school. It also includes knowledge on how the teacher can identify special needs in the individual as well as the principles and strategies to employ in helping and counseling learners to develop their potentials in full.
ILT 101: INFORMATION LITERACY
The rationale of the course is to equip students with skills that will enable them access and retrieve information in the traditional, hybrid and digital libraries. Students will be able to use ICT efficiently and effectively when they have basic knowledge of computers. The course content include: Types of libraries, library resources and their uses, the role the library plays in the academic community, introduction to computers, the internet.