Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Paddling

 Title Abbreviation:   PADDLING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    170

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Basics of safe and effective paddling. This course will leave you feeling very comfortable paddling in a team sport environment. Maneuvering, safety considerations, and tides will be covered. Development of specific knowledge about the Dragon Boat sport in the areas of terminology, history, basic strategies, and other concepts relevant to the sport. No prior knowledge or experience necessary.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Enjoy the sport of paddling by safely and effectively maneuvering in a team environment

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Basic paddling
  2. Safety considerations
  3. Tides
  4. Dragon Boat history