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Vitor Ciampolini, Martin Camiré, William das Neves Salles, Juarez Vieira do Nascimento, and Michel Milistetd

idiosyncratic learning journey. Accordingly, Blumberg ( 2009 ) suggested that the implementation of LCT requires a careful analysis of the context in which the learning is set to take place (e.g., course level, available time and resources, learners’ previous experiences, and level of maturity). Although many

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James E. Johnson, Robert M. Turick, Michael F. Dalgety, Khirey B. Walker, Eric L. Klosterman, and Anya T. Eicher

standards to evaluate if students are engaged in a rigorous curriculum ( Snider, 2009a , 2009b ). College faculty responsible for individual course rigor seem to “know it [rigor] when they see it’, but few felt confident in their ability to define it” ( Draeger, Prado Hill, Hunter, & Mahler, 2013 , p. 269

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Megan B. Shreffler, Adam R. Cocco, and Jacob R. Shreffler

With the growing number of online education students, and the necessity of programs to demonstrate learning effectiveness, it is essential for higher education institutions to compare the success of online students with their traditional classroom counterparts in terms of course outcomes. When

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Fei Wu, Ashley Phelps, Michael Hodges, Yiqiong Zhang, Xiaofen D. Keating, and Yiqiong Zhang

take aim to implement worthwhile ways to better prepare our teacher candidates. Albeit, to date, it remains unclear how to effectively train PPETs to meet the new demands for quality physical education in the modern era ( Dyson, 2014 ; McKenzie & Lounsbery, 2013 ). PETE Programs and Methods Courses

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Julie DiMatteo, Cynthia Radnitz, Katharine L. Loeb, and Jingwen Ni

context of in-person ( Jackson & Howton, 2008 ) and web-based courses ( Ornes & Ransdell, 2007 ) have shown that feedback is an important element for increasing steps. Further research identified freshman year as a critical point for intervention ( Nelson, Kocos, Lytle, & Perry, 2009 ) for engaging in

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Jennifer P. Agans, Oliver W.A. Wilson, and Melissa Bopp

physical activity. However, despite widespread efforts to design effective interventions for this population, a successful method of preventing student inactivity and weight gain has not been found. 12 , 13 Various types of PA interventions, such as required physical education courses, have been tried on

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Charity Bryan

The proliferation of online courses and programs has impacted kinesiology programs across the country. The process of providing online instruction, while popular with students, is often daunting to the kinesiology programs that must navigate this process. Recommendations for transitioning courses and programs from face-to-face to online are offered from both the faculty and administrative perspective. Maintaining academic rigor in online kinesiology courses and program is also essential to the dialogue and for ensuring success. Many kinesiology courses and programs are well suited for online delivery and demand for these programs is high. Kinesiology faculty and administrators should understand both the facilitators and barriers to online implementation.

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Fernando Santos, Martin Camiré, Dany J. MacDonald, Henrique Campos, Manuel Conceição, and Ana Silva

benefit from further PYD-focused coach training. Coach education courses (CEC) can serve as valuable platforms to expose youth sport coaches to PYD principles ( Camiré, Trudel, & Forneris, 2014 ; Cushion, Armour, & Jones, 2003 ). Recent research has shown that youth sport stakeholders believe PYD

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Margaret T. Harris and Mike Metzler

Evergreen Education Group provides the most up-to-date national perspective of K-12 online and blended learning; according to their most recent report, all 50 states have some sort of online learning option for students, ranging from single course offerings through brick-and-mortar schools to those offered

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Jordan Goldstein and Graeme Thompson

In the summer of 1928, the world’s leading golf course architect, Dr. Alister McKenzie, visited the Canadian Rockies to inspect the newly opened Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course in Alberta’s Jasper National Park. The course, designed in 1924 by internationally acclaimed Canadian golf architect Stanley