Student Learning Outcomes
Learning outcomes for the physical education program
- Graduates will select and create learning experiences that are appropriate for curriculum
goals, relevant to learners, show evidence of sequential learning, incorporate modifications
for variations in learning styles and performance, and are based on the principles
of effective instruction.
- Graduates will demonstrate competence in movement skills, analyze the performance
of motor skills (particularly team and individual sports activities and dance/rhythms),
as well as prepare and teach written lesson plans which address student learning of
motor skills and analysis and assessment of these skills.
- Graduates will describe and apply physiological and biomechanical concepts related
to skillful movement, movement patterns, motor development and motor learning, biomechanics and
developmental readiness to learn.
- Graduates will plan and adapt instruction for diverse student needs including specific
accommodations and/or modifications for student exceptionalities and specialized needs.
- Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of current technology by planning and implementing
learning experiences that require students to appropriately use technology to meet
lesson objectives as well as use technological applications to facilitate effective
assessment and evaluation strategies, and enhance personal productivity and professional
- Graduates will maintain a health-enhancing level of fitness throughout the program
as well as be able to collect and analyze personal fitness data.
- Graduates will demonstrate effective communication and pedagogical skills, utilize
strategies to enhance student engagement and learning, and create appropriate managerial
rules and routines in order to create a safe effective learning environment.