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:
    Program Objective #1: Students shall demonstrate entry-level knowledge of the histories, philosophies, and various professions associated with Recreation and Leisure.
  • Measure Type:
    Indirect
  • Assessment Method:
  • Result:
    Students assessed at acceptable (80% or higher): Spring, 2016 55%; Fall, 2016 - 91%. Notation by instructor: Most students were able to successfully complete this assignment due to previous similar assignments in lower level classes. This assignment nee
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:
    Program Objective #3: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of inclusion and diversity in the recreation, leisure, and sport industry
  • Measure Type:
    Indirect
  • Assessment Method:
  • Result:
    Students assessed at "acceptable" (80% or higher): Spring, 2016 - 79%; Fall, 2016 - NA. Notation by instructor: Revisions to course assessment Performance Measure in progress as it was determined that the measure uses was not adequate to show student com
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:
    Program Objective #5: Students will demonstrate an understanding of programmatic and facility management/ administration in recreation, leisure, and sport.
  • Measure Type:
    Direct
  • Assessment Method:
  • Result:
    Students assessed at acceptable (80% or higher): Spring, 2016 - 70%; Fall, 2016 - 89%. Web Page for Result: http://www.shepherd.edu/hpersweb/accreditation/courses/7.03RECR450midfinalevaluation.pdf

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.