Faculty Scholarly Dissemination Grants


University Skill Development Courses and Connect Get Active 2.0


Movement Science Department


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Date Range



Physical Sciences and Mathematics


Session Outcome: Statement that connects presentation to efforts to enhance the quality of college/university physical activity and wellness programs As a result of attending this session participants will explore the advantages and disadvantages of Connect Get Active 2.0 within activity courses. Participants will engage in discussions of Connect Get Active 2.0 as a potential platform for enhancing the delivery of fitness and wellness content within skill development activity courses. Session Description (maximum of 200 words): This session will discuss the integration of McGraw-Hills Connect Get Active 2.0 across a wide range of university skill development activity courses (e.g., yoga, pilates, basketball, soccer, etc). We currently staff 130-140 skill development courses each year with annual enrollment of approximately 3200-3500 students. We will present an overview of Get Active 2.0 and share advantages of adopting a digital product for our skill development activity courses. We will also share challenges faced with adoption and integration of a digital product within credit/no-credit university skill development activity courses. Lastly, we will discuss strategies and suggestions for enhancing adoption and integration of Get Active 2.0 across university skill development activity courses.

Conference Name

2015 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo

Conference Location

Seattle, WA

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