ERIC Number: EJ1072489
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Effectively Adapting the Sport Management Curricula: Harnessing Internal and External Resources to Address Industry-Specific Needs
Braunstein-Minkove, Jessica R.; DeLuca, Jaime R.
Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, v30 n2 2015
Academic programs must constantly evolve in order to ensure that students are best prepared for success in internships and subsequent post-collegiate endeavors within the dynamic, rapidly changing sport industry. Based upon qualitative research, this work assesses and recommends areas of development in sport management curricula using internal and external resources so as to facilitate the best educational and preparatory experience for students seeking to enter this highly competitive field. This research provides a foundation from which faculty can benefit by further considering best practices in curriculum and course design as well as cross-campus and external resource collaboration to augment students' preparation in the areas of academic, experiential and professional development.
Descriptors: Labor Needs, Educational Needs, School Business Relationship, Education Work Relationship, Qualitative Research, Administrator Education, Athletics, Educational Resources, Best Practices, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Professional Development, Experiential Learning, Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Change Strategies, College Programs, Educational Practices
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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