R200 Foundations of Leisure & Public Health

COAPRT Standard 7.01. - Students graduating from the program shall demonstrate the following entry-level knowledge: a) the nature and scope of the relevant park, recreation, tourism or related professions and their associated industries; b) techniques and processes used by professionals and workers in these industries; and c) the foundation of the profession in history, science and philosophy.
  • Outcome:
    The project requires students to interview users of leisure/recreation service agencies based on demographics and lifestyles, primarily using age/generations as a demographic profile, students interview a minimum of four individuals from different age groups to compare, contrast and understand leisure behaviors across generations.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Project #1: The result of the interviews on leisure behavior provides a picture of how leisure/recreation service agencies must consider demographics in program and service delivery.
  • Result:
    The overall performance on Project #1 was 18 out of a total of 20 points for 232 students.
COAPRT Standard 7.02. - Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate services that facilitate targeted human experiences and that embrace personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.
  • Outcome:
    By the end of the semester, students will be able to explain the civil rights movement and diversity in relationship to disability.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    The Inclusion Project is developed to provide students with the opportunity to “apply” course information to their specific career. Students will have the opportunity to choose 1 of the 2 Inclusion Project options. This will be a small group assignment of 2-3 individuals. Inclusion Project options will be chosen on September 12th. OPTION 1: Accessibility Analysis of a major IU or Bloomington building with a Poster Presentation and 3-4 page paper. Students will use the accessibility analysis survey to conduct their analysis. OPTION 2: Disability Awareness – Research and report on a specific disability of your choosing in the form of a poster presentation and a 6-8 page paper.
  • Result:
    The overall performance on project one was 71 out of a total of 80 points for 97 students.
COAPRT Standard 7.03. - Students graduating from the program shall be able to demonstrate entry-level knowledge about operations and strategic management/administration in parks, recreation, tourism and/or related professions..
  • Outcome:
    By the endof the semester students will be able to apply communication concepts to the workplace.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    After reading Management Learning Past to Present…pick one of the following theorists: Mayo, Follett, McGregor, Argyris, Deming, Senge, Maslow, Drucker, Taylor, Tom Peters, Weber, or Fayol. Then, provide an overview of their contributions to Management and briefly summarize their work. Which approach are they categorized within? (classical, behavioral or modern/contemporary) Finally, the students will create a scenario and explain in detail how their approach/findings/theory can be applied to a work setting within their field of study. study? Create a scenario and explain in detail.
  • Result:
    The overall performance on reaction writing one was 23 out of a total of 25 points for 65 students.

Demonstration of Compliance:

COAPRT Standard 2.05.05   Demonstration
The program annually posts 7.0 series aggregated data and additional evidence reflecting program academic quality and student achievement on their program and/or departmental website. Such information shall be consistent with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requirements.

COAPRT Standard 3.06   Demonstration
The program has a practice of informing the public about the harm of degree mills and accreditation mills.

COAPRT Standard 3.07   Demonstration
The program has a practice of informing the public about their COAPRT accredited programs.