Benefits of Membership
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Benefits of Membership

EDUCATION
AKA provides professional development opportunities and information for faculty and students

  • Workshops – leadership and educational opportunities for faculty leaders
  • Careers in kinesiology – helpful information and links for students and faculty advisors
  • Graduate program and assistantship listings – opportunities for member departments to post information about their graduate programs

COMMUNICATION/PUBLICATIONS
AKA keeps you informed of current issues in kinesiology and higher education

  • AKA web sitewww.americankinesiology.org/ – your link to the AKA and its functions
  • Kinesiology Today – quarterly journal with informative articles and information
  • Kinesiology Review – a joint effort of the AKA and National Academy of Kinesiology, this new electronic journal will publish reviews of research and applications
  • Kinesiology Kinnections—an E-newsletter on current articles from the field of Kinesiology
  • White papers, position statements, and other reports
  • Targeted surveys to address issues relevant to kinesiology, e.g., faculty salary survey

RESOURCES
AKA provides useful information for faculty leaders and serves as a valuable resource for commonly needed services

  • Career center – advertise your jobs on the AKA website; AKA emails new job postings to 800+ departments every two weeks
  • Timely news, announcements, and event calendar
  • Strategic planning service – access to an AKA strategic planning facilitator
  • Links to all member departments and affiliate organizations

AWARDS
AKA recognizes and publicizes student achievement

  • AKA National Scholar
  • AKA National Undergraduate Scholars
  • AKA National Graduate Scholars
  • AKA Graduate Student Writing Awards

ANNUAL DEPARTMENTAL MEMBERSHIP DUES

  • Doctoral degree granting departments: $900,
  • Master’s degree granting departments: $500,
  • Undergraduate degree granting departments: $300,
  • Associate degree granting departments: $150

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