Instructor Information
Name: Sean Laughlin
Office location: Wellness Center -Office 132
Office hours: 9:00am-12:00pm M-Th, By appointment, or Email (preferred --24/7)
Phone: 415.239.3488 (email preferred --will get quicker response via Email --24/7)
Web site:
PE 202 course web site:

Course Information
Course Title: Interactive Fitness
Course number: PE 202 (was PE 52)
Course description: Interactive Fitness is an online fitness course utilizing CCSF's Insight ( online teaching system --with online assignments, testing,
and discussion. Students will learn how to improve fitness utilizing pulse/heart rate monitor, strength training
and nutrition. Students will learn how to create a balanced life long exercise program working both the cardiovascular and strength
systems with an additional emphasis on sound nutritional principles.

The course is not a self paced course. It is important that students stay up to date with each new weekly released teaching mudule
as the discussions and tasks will move right along.

Instructor to student contact will be through the course's built in forums, assignment feedback and external email (

It is expected that discussions and assignments be submited by the posted module's due date. However, discussions and assignments
may be submitted after the deadline but may not be read or commented on by the instructor until time permits.
Therefore, it is very important to stay up to date and submit by the due date.

Course Dates
Spring: Beginning first day of the semester. Final available beginning second week of May.
Fall: Beginning first day of the semester. Final available beginning second week of December.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

1. Design and implement the principles and guidelines for cardiovascular conditioning with usage of a pulse rate monitoring or heart rate monitor.
2. Analyze aerobic fitness level based on target heart rate zones.
3. Define an understanding of proper diet.
4. Evaluate the importance of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training, as they relate to lifelong good health and fitness.
5. Analyze the role of physical assessment in developing a personal fitness plan.

Course Expectations / Assignments

Online Expectations:

  1. Informational content online, such as web searches and articles
  2. Specific assignments, such as designing a 14-day beginning exercise plan
  3. Online discussion, individual fitness planning and reporting
  4. Online quizzes on topics such as fitness parameters and safety
  5. Maintaining a current student exercise log

OnSite Expectations:

None required on the CCSF campus.
The fitness program itself and specified tasks will be homework and could be fulfilled at various
locations such as a student's home, nearby park or school, personal gym, or CCSF Fitness Center.

  1. Online quizzes and assignments
  2. Participation in online discussions
  3. Student exercise reporting
  4. Pre and Post exercise plan


Letter grade:
A= 2 quizes, 4 uploaded assignments, Forum participation
B= 2 quizes, 3 uploaded assignments, Forum participation
C= 2 quizes, 2 upl;oaded assignments, Forum participation
D= 2 quizes, 0 uploaded assignments, Forum participation
F= 0 quizes, 0-4 uploaded assignments, Forum participation

Course & Technical Requirements Introduction:
Go to and click on Student Orientation. Answer the Self-Assessment page as well
as the Orientation to Online Learning.Additional information is available at:

Although the course itself was designed for full accessibility compliance, there are links to outside web sites
that may not be fully compliant. Students who need academic accommodations should request them from the
Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) located in the Rosenberg Library, Room 323 on the Ocean Campus.
Telephone: 415-452-5481 (V) 415-452-5451 (TDD). DSPS is the campus office responsible for verifying
disability-related need for academic accommodations, assessing that need, and for planning accommodations
in cooperation with students and instructors as needed and consistent with course requirements.

Go to and click on Student Orientation. Check out the other informational pages too: Financial Aid,
Student Access Code and others. Web browsers: Netscape 4.0 or 4.5 or Internet Explorer 4.0 to 5.5 SP2 (not SP1).
Modem speed: 56k and up Standard sound and graphics cards Pentium or Power Mac with at least 32mb RAM is
recommended E-mail address and access to the web (an ISP)

Additional Requirements:
Simple word processor such as MS Word, Notepad, Wordpad or similar for PC or MAC
Adobe Acrobat Reader (or equivalent) available for free at:

Make-Up & Withdrawl PoliciesMake-Up:
A student must submit a written reason why he or she will miss a deadline. This has to be at least 24 hours
BEFORE the deadline.The student and instructor may then select a new deadline for the work, which the student will confirm in writing.
If the student does not turn in the late work by the second deadline, the student fails that missed assignment. Withdraw:
Students may withdraw from the class up to the accepted withdrawal deadlines in the college. Students may write and
ask the instructor to sign a late withdrawal slip and the instructor will sign the form if the withdrawal is requested before
the mid-term. Withdrawing from the class after the mid-term is at the discretion of the instructor.

Note: It is the sole responsibility of the student to withdraw from the class. The instructor may or may not drop a student
who is not participating, but will definitely give a failing grade to a student who is not submitting work.

Additional information: Online Class Courtesy Rules
  1. Short and concise messages.
  2. Include a clear subject line.
  3. Include your full name at the bottom of your message.
  4. Use CAPS sparingly.
  5. Disagree with an idea with respect.
  6. Do not forward chain mail.
  7. Do not attach a file to a message if you can paste in into the body of a note.
  8. Academic and/or intellectual dishonesty are grounds for disciplinary action:

Contingency Plan
If the instructor is unavailable due to personal or technical emergencies, the department chair or designee will email the class as to further instructions.
Students are encouraged to continue with the course until technically unable to do so.