University of Idaho Recreations Sport and Tourism Management Program

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:
    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.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    Direct REC 104 Speaker Papers –80% receive a C or better on papers REC 485 Trend or Issue Presentation - 80% receive a B or better on presentation REC 260 Quizzes – 80% of receive a B or better on weekly quizzes
  • Result:
    REC 104 Speaker Papers- 66% of papers received a C or better on guest reflection papers. Direct measure not met. 59 of the 59 submitted papers (90 assigned) received a C or better, but there were three (3) students who submitted zero (0) papers. Two (2) of the three (3) students did not finish the course which substantially reduced the overall grade of the assignments. 65% received a B or Higher on the Trends or Issue presentation. This is largely attributed to student unfamiliarity with creating poster presentations and it being the last assignment of the semester. As the program incorporates similar assignments and students become more comfortable with online courses, we expect this percentage to rise. No changes at this time. 71.1% of students received a grade of B or higher on the quizzes, however, the overall average of the quiz scores when using a sum function was 81.6%. There were 17 quizzes missing out of the 232 total assigned which significantly reduced the amount of quizzes that scored B or better.
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:
    Students graduating from the Program shall demonstrate the ability to design, implement, and evaluate services that facilitate targeted human experiences and that embrace personal and cultural dimensions of diversity.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    REC 240 Program Plan Justification Sheet Assignment – 80% receive a C or higher REC 395 Invite, Include, Involve! (Assignment 2) – 80% of students receive 16 of 20 points (80% - B) or higher
  • Result:
    REC 240 Decisions: Performance levels were met. No changes needed at this time. REC 395 (SP odd year course) Decisions: The objective was not met because three students did not complete the assignment which skewed the data. The median score was 18.5 (92%) so that was used to support the decision to retain the assignment.
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:
    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.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
    REC 280 Practicum Student “Wrapping it Up” Assignment (Self-Reflection) – 80% receive a B or higher REC 490 Final Project – 80% receive a B or better
  • Result:
    REC 280 Practicum Student “Wrapping it Up” Assignment (Self-Reflection) 100% received a B or higher in the 2017-18, and 2018-19 academic years REC 490 Final Project – 93.33% received a B or higher in the 2018-19 academic year

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.