Department of Physical Education
students by focusing on improved physical fitness and the acquisition of necessary health knowledge. Specifically, we provide our students an understanding on the basic concept related to Physical Fitness, Dance and Sports. This concept is meant for application to improve their health and skill-related components as they perform various forms of physical activity. We are committed to teaching a holistic approach to wellness and empowering our students by helping them improve skill performance, attitudes, habits and beliefs that will ultimately result in the highest possible level of health and wellness.
Furthermore, our assistance to our students in understanding and experiencing a range of dances and sports activities allows them to cope with stress, enhance social efficiency and exhibit desirable standards of conduct.
1. To promote physical fitness in all its forms (cognitive, affective, and psychomotor) in all P.E. subject offerings as an important part of maintaining one’s healthy lifestyle.
2. To provide the basic learning competencies in all P.E. subjects.
3. To prepare students’ empowerment for professional growth through critical thinking; integration and application of course content through authentic physical activity experiences.
4. To develop an appreciation for shape, form, expression, and creativity, thereby leading to become a cultured person.
5. To provide learning experiences in physical activities that promotes formation of Benedictine values/positive attitudes, behaviors and character development.
A completion of eight credit units (P.E. 1 to P.E. 4) in physical education activity courses is required for graduation with a mark of “A” as the highest and “D” as the lowest. Each semester offers 18- week meetings (one session per week) for two credit units for each class. Approximately 40 classes are offered each semester; no P.E. classes are offered during summer.
Students may earn physical education credits
through participation in varsity athletic programs/other related- sports
organization activities or through completion of a regular school year P.E.
subject course offerings. A student may seek to have his/her units of
credit transferred to his/her St. Scholastica’s College record if the student
completed an equivalent physical education classes at another four-year
institution. An equivalent program is one in which the class duration and
attendance requirements meet or go beyond those of the SSC P.E. program
description and is offered by St. Scholastica’s College.
P.E.1- Personal Fitness and Wellness
The subject deals with basic nutrition, human anatomy, physiology, and physical fitness component. The subject provides a variety of instructional activities that will provide individuals with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to enjoy and sustain a physically active and healthy lifestyle. The foundation/basic principles of exercise will be applied as the students design suitable exercise programs. The exercise program intends to complement their daily routine or future vocation and promote lifelong habits for mental and physical well being. This subject is a pre-requisite to other P.E. classes (1 to 4).
P.E. 2- Dance Arts
The course is designed to develop the skills and techniques necessary to teach the art of dance through acquisition of knowledge on elements of dance, history, patterns, music, leading and following, and progressive dance instruction. This further includes acquisition of skills on the basic Philippine Folk Dance steps, Ballroom/Social Dances (e.g. line dance, waltz, swing, Latin dances, etc.), Modern-Jazz, Hip-hop and Retro-dances (offerings as may be required in the academic school year syllabus). Finally, students will be introduced to dance choreography as per requirement and as demonstrated in a dance culminating activity at the end of the semester.
P.E.3- Recreational Sports
Arnis- The course deals with the basic skills and techniques of Arnis. The offering assists the students to develop their skills in a specific self-defense as well as the development of their agility, balance, reaction time and coordination.
Table Tennis- the course provides instruction in basic table tennis skills. It includes the history of sport, facilities/equipment, officials and basic rules. It further includes principles, safe practices, and strategies of table tennis. The students participate in either ladder, single and double tournaments in class, once the competencies are obtained.
Badminton- the course is designed to assist the students in learning the history, terminologies, basic rules, techniques and strategies of badminton. All students will play both singles and doubles. A class tournament will be conducted near the end of the semester to facilitate application of the learned skills in playing as well as in officiating.
Swimming (beginning)- the course provide instruction in basic aquatic skills which includes necessary body conditioning, rhythmic breathing, floating, kicking, front and back crawl, treading, and jumping. The basic water safety will be introduced prior to the actual use of swimming pool.
Bowling- the course provides the students the history, equipment/facilities, basic skills, terminologies and rules of bowling. It aims to enhance mental alertness in judging certain pin formations while encouraging the students to have this activity as one of their constructive form of recreation.
P.E. 4- Team Sport and Tournament Management
The course is designed to provide the students with the opportunities to acquire necessary knowledge and skills in one or more of the selected team sports namely, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, and Kickball. The contents include the history of the sport, safety practices, basic skills, rules, techniques and strategies through various drills essential to participate in a specific team sport. It further includes knowledge acquisition pertaining to tournament organization and/or administration of team sports. These are demonstrated during class tournament/s which may be conducted near the end of the semester to facilitate application of the learned skills in playing as well as in officiating.
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Ellen Catherine Carbon is a BSE major in Chemistry and Physical Education graduate from St. Scholastica's College. She holds Master of Arts in Education specializing in Physical Education at Philippine Normal University. She has been serving in this institution since 1984. Aside from teaching, she is also a training coach of the school's Grade School Unit from 1998 to 2003. She is at present a P.E. faculty member, the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and the Assistant Coach of the basketball teams. E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gigi Cordova holds a Master of Education, major in
Physical Education from Centro Escolar University. She has been teaching
in SSC since 2000 and has been the College's PEP Squad Moderator bringing
the group to its fifth straight row of undefeated championship in
the Women's National Collegiate Athletic Association (WNCAA) Annual Cheering Competition from 2000-2006. She has
also served as the SSC's Dance Edge and Sports Moderator. She currently serves as
P.E. faculty member and co-spearheads various P.E. related activities.
Encarnita De La Cruz- Deveraturda holds a Master of Arts in Education with Physical Education specialization from Philippine Normal University, cum laude. She has served as chairperson of the department for five consecutive years (2000-2004) and table tennis coach in the Grade School level from 1996-2000 and 1999-2001 in the College level. She has been teaching in this institution since 1996. She currently serves as the P.E. faculty member, College's Sports and Dance Edge Moderator. E-mail address: email@example.com
Marie Jane Go Gozo holds a Master of Science in Physical Education, with specialization in Sports from the College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines (a U.P. Presidential Scholar). She has been teaching in this institution since 1993. She has served as a coach in athletics, gymnastics and swimming from 1994 to 2000. Aside from teaching, she is also into PE–related research, education technology, instructional materials development and thesis advising. She currently serves as P.E. faculty member and college sports moderator in the College unit. E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Almario L. Quesada,
holds Master of Physical Education in Sports from Polytechnic University
of the Philippine. He is currently taking Doctor of Education in
Management, in the same institution. He has served as the Sports
moderator for three consecutive years and has been teaching in the
institution since 1999. He currently serves as faculty member and
chairperson in the P.E. Department.
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