Student Learning Outcomes

Adventure Learning:

  • Display professional competence in adventure learning activities and instructional skills by demonstrating a grade of 3.0 or better in PA 5560 courses.
  • Demonstrate effective teaching skills for a variety of adventure related lessons.
  • Demonstrate competence in facilitation skills including assessment of client groups, planning and conducting adventure based learning experiences and promoting transference of learning.
  • Discuss the various forms of diversity that can be found in an adventure learning group and explain effective professional strategies for respecting this diversity and creating a safe and effective learning environment.
  • Explain Adventure Learning’s role as a social and individual change agent and discuss examples of this change observed in the conduct of adventure programming.
  • Display an understanding of and practice professional standards of risk management, with a grade of 3.0 or better on the content exam in EE 5100 Risk Management in Experiential Education.
  • Effectively advocate for adventure learning in their local community or educational setting.

Athletic Administration:

  •  Demonstrate competency and proficiency in the following areas:
    • Current issues in high school and Division III college athletic administration
    • Sport communication
    • Sport law in athletics
    • Sport business management
    • Sport marketing
  • Demonstrate conceptual view of the administration of athletic programs.
  • Recognize the foundations of the concepts in athletic administration.
  • Explore problems and context by analyzing them into key elements, meanings and relationships; develop solutions by incorporating knowledge and value-based judgment; cultivate arguments for action; and improve their performance based on critiques.
  • Communicate effectively as required by an athletic administrator, operate well in a team, and convey ideas effectively in written and oral assignments.
  • Demonstrate accepted techniques of research and effectively explain data in written and oral communications.
  • Demonstrate the professional and ethical responsibilities of a college athletic administrator and seek opportunities to grow professionally.

Physical Education K-12:

  • Standard I: Scientific and Theoretical Knowledge: Physical education teacher candidates know and apply discipline-specific scientific and theoretical concepts critical to the development of physically educated individuals.
  • Standard II: Skill and Fitness Competence: Physical education teacher candidates are physically educated individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to demonstrate competent movement performance and health enhancing fitness as delineated in the NASPE K – 12 Standards.
  • Standard III: Planning and Implementation: Physical education teacher candidates plan and implement developmentally appropriate learning experiences aligned with local, state, and national standards to address the diverse needs of all students.
  • Standard IV: Instructional Delivery and Management: Physical education teacher candidates use effective communication and pedagogical skills and strategies to enhance student engagement and learning.
  • Standard V: Impact on Student Learning: Physical education teacher candidates utilize assessments and reflection to foster student learning and inform instructional decisions.
  • Standard VI: Professionalism: Physical education teacher candidates demonstrate dispositions essential to becoming effective professionals.