Accreditation & Self-Study Training
Annual training rotates between different conferences where sport management faculty go. Attendance at past conferences include NASSM, SETV, SRLA, SMA, APMA, NASSS, SEAC, PA Sport Business Conference, ASMA. Individual training always available. Use the menu below by clicking on the "+" to access training videos and tutorials.
More videos: Coming Fall 2021!
More videos: Coming Fall 2021!
- Principle by Principle review
- Strategic Planning/Governance
- Interview with accredited programs – What are they doing? What impact has COSMA accreditation had on their program?
- Reaffirmation of Accreditation – What to expect? What changes have occurred within seven years?
- Mock interview scenario for a site visit
Accreditation process: scope to rejoinder
Applying for candidacy status
writing measurable student learning outcomes
Writing the self-study
Internship during covid-19
2020-2021 Annual report tutorial
Sport Management Case study repository
Contains information on nearly 1100 resources for using the case study method to teach sport management concepts. Use the keyword search feature or the menu to allow for the specification of sources, industry segments, content areas, global contexts, and years. Access here.
[fall 2021] Adjunct training modules
New to teaching? Are you an adjunct or new faculty member, transitioning from sport industry or a doctoral student with new teaching responsibilities? COSMA offers FREE training for members: (contact Heather Alderman to join or gain access).
- Adjunct Training Course Goals and Outcomes
- Congratulations! You Got The Job: Day One Instructor Checklist
- Getting to Know Your Institution: Your Department, Academic Calendar, Using your Learning Management Systems (LMS), Tutoring Centers, Learning Service and Accommodations, Library Resources, Instructional Designers, COSMA Reporting, Office for Assessment, Academic Advising
- What is Expected of You
- Faculty Best Practices: Class Structure, Teaching Methods
- Teacher Student Interactions/Student Assessment and Grading
- What is your Teaching Philosophy?
- Today’s Students: How They Learn
- Identify Learning Styles: Visual, Read/Write, Auditory, Kinesthetic
- Designing Your Course: ADDIE Model; Course Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation; Choosing your Textbook / Teaching Materials
- Creating Your Syllabus: What is included on a Syllabus, Using a Template
- Assignment Design
- Strategies; Aligning with Learning Goals; Critical Thinking; Encouraging Reading, Writing & Problem Solving; How to Deter Plagiarism
- Assessing Student Learning: Direct vs. Indirect Assessments, Low-Stakes Assignments, Rubrics, Student Grading
- High Impact Learning, Practices
- First Day of Class
- 1st Day of Class, Taking Attendance, Attendance Policy
- Introduction of the Faculty, Course Topics, Initial Materials
- Presenting the Syllabus, Setting Course and Student Expectations
- Engage the Students, Student Introductions, Grading, Make-up Policy
- Classroom Management
- Establish a Collegial Classroom Atmosphere, Communicating Expectations, Holding Students Accountable, Own Your Mistakes, Don’t Lose Your Cool, Responding to Honesty Policy Violations
- Managing Student Needs
- Students with Learning Disabilities, Know You Students – Stress and Anxiety
- Legal Issues and Risk Management
- FERPA Guidelines, Title IX, Your Safety In the Classroom, Appropriate Student Treatment, Copyright
- Classroom Assessment Techniques
- What is a Faculty Portfolio?