ERIC Number: EJ888485
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
New Directions in Undergraduate and Graduate Education in Kinesiology and Physical Education
Ennis, Catherine D.
Quest, v62 n1 p76-91 Feb 2010
New opportunities exist in graduate and undergraduate kinesiology programs for both enhancement and innovation. Professional master's degrees prepare students for careers at the intersections of academic disciplines and the business world. Interdisciplinary study can result in opportunities not only for innovative research discoveries, but also for students to find meaningful connections within the kinesiology subdisciplines. Designing core courses for intentional far transfer of fundamental concepts using specific research supported strategies can enhance student satisfaction, retention, and learning.
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Graduate Study, College Students, Physical Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Masters Degrees, Educational Innovation, Career Education, Career Exploration, Educational Research, Physical Fitness, Physical Activities, Exercise Physiology, Motor Development, Relevance (Education), Graduation Rate
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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