Unit: Kinesiology & Rehabilitation Science
Program: Kinesiology & Rehabilitation Sci (MS)
Degree: Master's
Date: Thu Oct 14, 2010 - 2:59:25 pm

1) Below are the program student learning outcomes submitted last year. Please add/delete/modify as needed.

Our goal as a college is to prepare highly-qualified  teacher candidates who are knowledgeable, effective, and caring professionals who contribute to a just, diverse, and democratic society. Specifically, the KRS program learning outcomes are aligned with the standards of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), upon which our accreditation with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) is based. The NASPE Standards follows.

Standard 1: Content Knowledge
Candidates  have a command of the subject matter of physical education that reflects both breadth and depth. They establish and promote lifetime physical activity habits of all students . As well, they can articulate the relevance of the underlying sub-disciplines of physical education, integrating appropriate concepts into the physical education program that encourages lifetime physical activity.

Standard 2: Curricular Knowledge
Accomplished physical education candidates consistently articulate a value system base for selecting, planning and evaluating their curriculum to meet student needs and promote student learning.
Standard 3: Equity, Fairness, Diversity
Accomplished physical education candidates model and promote behavior appropriate in a diverse society by showing respect for and valuing all members of their communities and by having high expectations that their students will treat one another fairly and with dignity.

Standard 4: Sound Teaching Practices
Accomplished physical education candidates thoroughly comprehend the fundamental goals of physical education (NASPE, 1995). They carefully orchestrate the blending of relevant principles of pedagogical practice with the complex nature of the physical education content. This gives their teaching actions purpose and allows them to implement a flexible yet effective instructional program responsive to students' interests, needs, and developmental levels.

Standard 5: Assessment
Accomplished physical education candidates consistently use a variety of authentic assessments aligned with national, state stds., state and local program goals, and student outcomes goals to provide feedback to students, report student progress, shape instruction, and evaluate curriculum and program goals.

Standard 6: Hold High Expectations for a Physically Active Lifestyle
Accomplished physical education candidates maintain a stimulating, productive learning environment that holds all students to the highest expectations for adopting a physically active lifestyle.

Standard 7: Methods of Inquiry
Accomplished physical education candidates know, understand, interpret, critique, and consistently use research to improve practice.

Standard 8: Collaboration, Reflection, Leadership, Professionalism
Accomplished physical education candidates are lifelong learners who collaborate as members of a larger learning community to improve school physical education for all students and enhance the professional culture of their field.

Standard 9: Mentoring
Accomplished physical education candidates contribute to the professional development and
support of other current and/or future educators.

2) As of last year, your program's SLOs were published as follows. Please update as needed.

Department Website URL:
Student Handbook. URL, if available online:
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online: NA
UHM Catalog. Page Number: Page 214
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online:
Other: NCATE Accreditation Program Report

3) Below is the link to your program's curriculum map (if submitted in 2009). If it has changed or if we do not have your program's curriculum map, please upload it as a PDF.

Curriculum Map File(s) from 2009:

4) The percentage of courses in 2009 that had course SLOs explicitly stated on the syllabus, a website, or other publicly available document is indicated below. Please update as needed.


5) State the assessment question(s) and/or goals of the assessment activity. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.

6) State the type(s) of evidence gathered.

7) Who interpreted or analyzed the evidence that was collected?

Course instructor(s)
Faculty committee
Ad hoc faculty group
Department chairperson
Persons or organization outside the university
Faculty advisor
Advisors (in student support services)
Students (graduate or undergraduate)

8) How did they evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence?

Used a rubric or scoring guide
Scored exams/tests/quizzes
Used professional judgment (no rubric or scoring guide used)
Compiled survey results
Used qualitative methods on interview, focus group, open-ended response data
External organization/person analyzed data (e.g., external organization administered and scored the nursing licensing exam)

9) State how many persons submitted evidence that was evaluated.
If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.

10) Summarize the actual results.

11) How did your program use the results? --or-- Explain planned use of results.
Please be specific.

12) Beyond the results, were there additional conclusions or discoveries? This can include insights about assessment procedures, teaching and learning, program aspects and so on.

13) Other important information:

No major assessment activities occurred in 2009-10, other than regular data collection activities.  M.S. program in Physical Education/Adapted Physical Education is accredited via National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) through 2014.