May 2, 2001
- This site is designed as a test for athletic training knowledge. There are a number of different areas covered and one takes each section separately. The material is very specific to athletic trainers.
- Type of Material:
- This is a knowledge test.
- Technical Requirements:
- The technical requirements are very simple. The site has a narrated walk-through to help in completing the tests. The student reads and then selects answers by clicking the chosen answer.
- Identify Major Learning Goals:
- No specific learning goals are listed.
- Target Student Population:
- The specific group is athletic trainers in high schools and colleges.
- Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
- One would need specific training as an athletic trainer. The areas covered include professional development and responsibilities; risk management; pathology of injury; management skills and specific sports conditions.
- There is rather broad coverage of several areas
- One can answer the sections, move to the next section and return to an earlier section when subsequent information is provided. This is a problem. Also, the exact method of grading is not clear. References for the answers are not provided.
- The student is provided immediate feed back concerning the score
- The student can take the same test over and over until the score is increased without increasing knowledge. I was able to move to near perfect scores in the sections with subsequent completion of the sections.
- No special abilities are required to use.
- The grading methods are not make clear.
- Creative Commons: