Models and Practices of Curriculum Evaluation
It is generally accepted that there is a need for curricular change in K-12 physical education programs. As part of the curricular reform process, it is necessary to study the implementation and evaluation of curriculum programs. This symposium will address models for curriculum evaluation and current practices in evaluating physical education curricular programs. The following topics related to curriculum evaluation in physical education will be discussed: (a) evaluating curriculum models in Physical Education, (b) curriculum evaluation of Saber-Tooth Project, (c) Hierarchical Linear Model: A new approach for curriculum evaluation, and (d) evaluation of the effectiveness of a statewide curriculum using the Hierarchical Linear Model. Each presenter is currently involved or has previous experience in curriculum evaluation research. Time will be provided at the end of the session for questions and general discussion.
Evaluating Curriculum Models in Physical Education
Catherine D. Ennis, University of Maryland
There are a number of curricular reform initiatives in physical education that promise to enhance the quality of instruction and the value that students' hold for physical activity. An evaluation plan to document the quality of students' experiences and the level of student achievement is an important phase of any comprehensive school reform. Each curricular initiative or model is guided by a unique set of assumptions and curricular frameworks that can create valuable learning opportunities for …
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Publication information: Article title: Models and Practices of Curriculum Evaluation. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Volume: 71. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2000. Page number: Not available. © 1999 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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