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Kinesiology Accreditation

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Physical Education Accreditation

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Summary of CCUPEKA Accreditation Standards

Kinesiology

1. Program Structure
  1. Structure
  2. Breadth – 50% courses taught by Kin academic unit (20 of  40)
  3. Depth – minimum 4 kinesiology coursesoffered at the advanced level
  4. Faculty Complement – 75% Kincourses taught by full-time Kin faculty/staff
2. Core Courses

human anatomy, human physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning/motor control; psychology of physical activity, and two courses in social science and/or humanities area (total of 8 courses)

3. Scientific Inquiry

two courses:  research methods and stats

4. Application Disciplinary Knowledge

lab experiences in at least 4 core courses, minimum 96 hours

Physical Education

1. Program Structure
  1. Structure
  2. Breadth – 50% courses taught by Phys. Ed. unit  (20 of 40)
  3. Depth – Minimum 4 Phys. Ed. Courses offered at the advanced level
  4. Faculty Complement – 75% Phys. Ed. Courses taught by full-time PE/Kin Faculty/Staff
2. Core Courses

human anatomy, human physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning/motor control; psychology of physical activity, and two courses in social science and/or humanities area (total of 8 courses)

3. Core Activities

formalized games, sports, and physical activities in alternative environments; dance; basic movement (e.g., track and field, gymnastics); recreation and leisure pursuits; and exercise and health related fitness (4 courses or equivalent). The courses should include what is being taught in the provincial school systems.

Required emphasis: instructional strategies and analysis of movement

4. Health

required courses – health education, growth and development

5. Special Populations

required course – Physical Education for Special Populations

6. Course Specialization

follow all provincial regulations for admission to the B.Ed. programs and document an alignment with the programs in the Faculty of Education.

7. Pedagogy
  1. B.Ed. and Integrated programs must offer courses in Instructional Strategies, Pedagogy of Physical Education, Analysis of Teaching in Physical Education,Curriculum Design and Implementation, and Special Populations.
  2. Minimum of 10 weeks teaching practice in a physical activity environment.