ERIC Number: ED393834
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Feb-20
Reference Count: N/A
Physical Education Grades K-12. Program Evaluation 1995-1996. Focus on Program Evaluation.
Des Moines Public Schools, IA.
This document reports on an evaluation of physical education programs in grades K-12 in Des Moines (Iowa). The document is divided into seven parts. Part 1, "Introduction," reviews the mission and philosophies regarding teaching physical education. Part 2, "Context Evaluation," summarizes Iowa state policies, standards, and regulations; provides a program overview of physical education at the elementary and high school levels including specific course content; and describes the goals of physical education programs. Part 3, "Input Evaluation," discusses sources of revenue and expenditures; staff development; community resources; and student time allotments for physical education. Part 4, "Process Evaluation," looks at work-flow information; goals and objectives; physical education staff development; professional meetings attended by physical education staff; and the influence of technology on physical education. Part 5, "Product Evaluation," examines physical education's contribution to the mission statement; department strengths and deficiencies; testing in physical education; awards and honors received in physical education; facilitator objective outcomes; high school senior survey; summaries of observations; cost vs. benefits; and improvement of past needs. Part 6, "Future Planning," covers plans for the future and future needs, future goals, state imposed changes, vision 2005, and long-range vision. Part 7 includes four appendices: (1) "Physical Education Instructional Building Budgets"; (2) "Elementary Physical Education Staff Allotment"; (3) "N.C.A. Evaluations and Actions"; and (4) "Physical Education Enrollment." (ND)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Des Moines Public Schools, IA.