Required for Graduation, Accessible for Everyday Life
UNC Chapel Hill's Lifetime Fitness (LFIT) teaches students how to assess their fitness, track their diet, and develop their own exercise programs. While students reported that they enjoyed the classroom experience, they found the course materials to be out of date, difficult to use, and somewhat boring.
From "Sit-Down" Technology to Learning Beyond The Classroom
Willam Paterson University's core curriculum course, Active Lifestyles, was lacking in attention to active learning. While students were learning about active lifestyles in textbooks and then heading to the gym, they were not making the connection between the textbook concepts and their own lifestyle choices.
Beyond the student athlete: Coastal Carolina makes waves among broader student body with “fun” fitness curriculum
Like many instructors, Marcia Rosiek, a lecturer in Coastal Carolina University's Exercise and Sport Science program, found herself moving away from textbooks. She wanted web-based materials that were more customized, convenient, and affordable for her students.
Engaging Students, Building Life Skills, and Measuring Success
The Kennesaw State University faculty were faced with challenges that most college faculty face: How to make textbook concepts more relevant and meaningful to today’s student.