ERIC Number: EJ1115250
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Student Recruitment and Retention Efforts in PETE: Cloudy Skies or Silver Linings
Bulger, Sean M.; Braga, Luciana; DiGiacinto, Kacey; Jones, Emily M.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v87 n8 p34-41 2016
This article addresses current issues and trends related to teacher candidate recruitment in physical education teacher education programs. It highlights the efforts of program leaders in three different higher education institutions to recruit and retain well-qualified physical education majors. The key lessons learned from these cases serve as a catalyst for discussion regarding resource stewardship, organizational efforts, program branding and outreach, and outside-the-box thinking.
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Academic Persistence, College Faculty, Majors (Students), Physical Education, Teacher Education Programs, Enrollment, Case Studies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Florida; North Carolina; West Virginia
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