One of the biggest challenges facing Kennesaw State University, as with most general education core curriculum classes that first and second year students are required to take, is the DFWI (D, fail, withdraw, incomplete) rate.
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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.
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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.
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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 While students reported that they enjoyed the classroom experience, they found the course materials to be out of date, difficult to use, and somewhat boring.
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