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RECR 316:

Recreational and Sport Programming

Current Copy of the RECR 316 Syllabus

Course Description:  A study of principles, policies, and procedures needed to organize, direct, and conduct recreation programs.
  • Learning Outcomes:
    • Students in this course will be assessed on their ability to:
      1. Understand general concepts of recreation/sport programming
      2. Render needs assessment of their target market
      3. Synthesize outcome oriented goals for their program
      4. Structure and coordinate a program for their peers
      5. Render a clear program promotional plan
      6. Correctly evaluate their program in relationship to their written goals and objectives.
      7. Work as a team to produce a structured program and program plan portfolio.
      8. Design a Program Plan Portfolio

Professional Standards addressed in RECR 316: COAPRT (NRPA)

7.02: (Service and Experience Opportunities) 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.

  • Direct Measure: RECR 316 (Programming course): Program Plan Portfolio:  Student proficiency in design, planning, & evaluation will be demonstrated through a Class Program Plan Portfolio.

Name of Assessment Scoring Guide Assessment/
Experience in Course
Program Learning Outcome Student Performance Criteria Standards Met
Programming Learning Outcome - Direct Measure Program Plan Portfolio 4 Students must perform at or above the "Accomplished" level in order to be considered "Proficient" in their understanding of general leisure/recreation concepts. COAPRT 7.2
LEAP (Shepherd University):
* Critical thinking
* Collaboration/ Teamwork
* Communication
* Experiential Learning
Description of Program Plan Portfolio assignment (see syllabus)
Rubric used to assess Program Plan Portfolio
Rubric used to report assessment data (Outcomes) to SU
Results of learning outcome (assessment data) for Program Plan Portfolio

CPI: REVISIONS (June, 2014):

Due to past results and recommendations it was determined that RECR 316 Program Plan did not adequately measure diversity and therefore will not be used in the Revised Assessment Plan as a measure of learning.













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