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Recreation and Parks Management and Therapeutic Recreation

The Recreation and Park Management Program (housed in the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation) at the university of North Carolina at Greensboro, was initially accredited in October of 1981. The program currently serves 256 enrolled undergraduate student who specialize in Community Recreation and Event Planning or Therapeutic Recreation.

6 Year Graduation Rate: 97%
  • Outcome 1:
    Students will be able to explain the mission, markets served, revenue sources, and types of programs and facilities offered by the various sectors of the leisure service delivery system
  • Outcome 1 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 1 Assessment Method:
    Measure 1: Leisure Service System Project (CTR 111). The purpose of the project is to demonstrate students' knowledge about the various segments of the leisure service delivery system. For each of the segments (public,non profit, commercial/for profit, campus, therapeutic, and military), students must identify the mission; primary and other markets served; primary and other funding sources; programs, activities, and events offered; facilities or areas provided; and examples used to market the agency. an established grading rubric is used to assess the projects.
  • Outcome 1 Result:
    Target 1: 80% of students will achieve a 70% or higher on the assignment Spring 2018 (N=43); 81% (n=35) achieved or exceeded the target. No changes recommended Fall 2018 (N=61); 84% (n=43) achieved or exceeded the target. No changes recommended
  • Outcome 2:
    Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate culturally relevant recreation programs/events.
  • Outcome 2 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 2 Assessment Method:
    Measure 2: Comprehensive Program Planning Project in CTR 213 - Students complete a semester long comprehensive program planning project that includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a recreation program within the local community. Students demonstrate the ability to connect agency mission and needs of diverse individuals served to the program developed. The students develop a logic model, Gantt chart, and program plan (e.g., program goals and objectives, supplies and equipment, staffing and volunteer needs, risk management plan, environmental considerations, and budget). Students must also describe the program promotion and evaluation protocols used. Also included in the project grade are a final reflection, peer evaluation, evaluation by the agency representative, and completion of required service-learning hours. An established grading rubric is used in the assessment of the project.
  • Outcome 2 Result:
    Target: 70% of students will achieve 80% or higher on the assignment. Spring 2018: (N=50); 92% (n=46) achieved or exceeded 80% or higher. Fall 2018: (N=15); 87% (n=13) achieved or exceeded 80% or higher.
  • Outcome 3:
    Students will be able to demonstrate entry-level awareness of operations and strategic administration of community and government recreation and parks programs.
  • Outcome 3 Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Outcome 3 Assessment Method:
    Measure 1: Setting Goals for A Business assignment (in CTR 416). Based on a job description in student's career interest, students must theorize plausible goals for both the agency and their respective position, then they have to outline the following based on the position/field of interest: 1) What must we know to reach the goal? 2) How broad or specific does the goal need to be to work with others to complete it? 3) What motivation is needed to get people to commit to the goal? 4) What is the timeline for reaching the goal? 5) What resources are needed to reach the goal? 6) How do you assess the process of reaching the goal once it has been met? 7) How does the primary goal's attainment create opportunities for further success? An established grading rubric is used in the assessment of the project.
  • Outcome 3 Result:
    Target: 70% of students will achieve 80% or higher on the assignment. Fall 2018: (N=51); 79% (n=40) achieved or exceeded 80% or higher.
    COAPRT Standard 2.05.05:  STD_20505
    COAPRT Standard 3.06:  STD_306
    COAPRT Standard 3.07:  STD_307