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Day, Jacob C. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Although becoming increasingly diverse over the last 50 years, American occupations remain highly segregated and black workers are still underrepresented in managerial and professional occupations. To better understand the documented racial inequality in access to high status positions within the American labor market, this study investigates the…
Descriptors: Career Development, Racial Bias, Racial Segregation, Racial Discrimination
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Winograd, Ken – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2011
This is an exploratory study of racism in a genre of children's literature that has been largely overlooked by research and teaching in multicultural children's literature: sports biographies and, in particular, the biographies of African American professional football players. By examining the race bias of this genre of children's literature, the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, African Americans, United States History, Historiography
Acanfora, Jerry A.
The history of Black professional football is obscure, although it is known that in the early years Black and White athletes played together on basis of ability. Several Black Americans were members of early professional football teams; however, in the late 1920s, they seemed to disappear from team rosters. Each of the eighteen Black professional…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Biographies, Blacks
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Aiello, Thomas – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
On Armistice Day 1932, the Southern University Bushmen football team left Baton Rouge and traveled to Monroe, Louisiana to play the Tigers of Louisiana Negro Normal and Industrial Institute for the first time. Normal was far younger than Southern. It was a two-year junior college in the northeast cotton town of Grambling, and its football team was…
Descriptors: Team Sports, College Athletics, Two Year Colleges, State Universities
Suggs, Welch – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2000
Traces the history of the college football bowl system and describes the movement toward replacing the bowl game system with a national championship playoff system. Focuses on the roles of J. Delany, commission of the Big Ten Conference and R. Kramer, commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, in perpetuating the current college football bowl…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Educational Finance, Football, Higher Education
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Chapman, Reece; Richardson, Dave; Cope, Ed; Cronin, Colum – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
Formal coach education has been described as an activity which promotes conformity from course attendees. To date, however, few studies have looked at how coach education has been socially constructed over time. The present study addresses this gap and provides a Freirean account of English Football Association (FA) coach education since 1967.…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Teaching Methods, Team Sports, Professional Associations
Upright, Paula A. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of this study was to describe the reclassification process of Western Kentucky University's football program from the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) to the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the highest and most visible level of NCAA competition. Three research questions guided the study: (a) Why did Western Kentucky University…
Descriptors: Team Sports, College Athletics, Classification, Change
Fenex, Bart Lindy – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Throughout the history of American higher education sports have been closely identified with universities and campus life. Intercollegiate athletics occupies a peculiar space in the university; it is an institution within the universe of higher education. While extremely popular among many, there are charges that emphasis on college sports'…
Descriptors: Team Sports, College Athletics, Universities, Organizational Change
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Nixon, William L., II – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2020
The purpose of this article is to use transformational leadership theory to analyze and define the leadership style of legendary BYU football coach LaVell Edwards. This article will introduce a brief history of leadership theory in sport, including the development of Chelladurai's 1993 Multidimensional Model of Leadership. Then, the article…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Athletic Coaches, Team Sports, College Athletics
Andrews, Gordon C., Ed.; Knapper, Christopher K., Ed. – 1978
A joint research project in educational techniques, which was conducted by the University of Waterloo and the IBM Corporation, explored the use of color television with random-access videotape under computer control. At the end of the three-year project, papers were solicited from all COMIT (Computerized Multi-Media Instructional Television)…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Media, Educational Strategies
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Bryant, James A., Jr. – History Teacher, 2020
When Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers football team, "took a knee" during the playing of the National Anthem, he outlined his rationale for protest: "this country stands for freedom, liberty, and justice for all. And it's not happening for all right now." He also spoke specifically about police…
Descriptors: Athletes, Team Sports, Activism, Freedom
Alabama Univ., Birmingham. – 2003
This collection serves as an interpretation of traditions, rituals, legacies, and the historical challenges associated with the University of Alabama. As such, it is a consolidated historical record of the cultural history of the university. The chapters are: (1) "Introduction" (Chad Caples, Lillie Hagood, Kurt Johnson, Anne Kanga, Julie…
Descriptors: College Environment, Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education
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Merga, Margaret K.; Booth, Sarah – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
The English classroom is a space in which issues of social justice can be explored through texts, using a critical literacy approach. Indigenous Australians have been subject to racist policies throughout postcolonial Australian history, and racist attitudes toward Australia's original inhabitants prevail. This article suggests that racism in the…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Critical Literacy, English Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Thelin, John – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
Scholarly writing on college sports gets better as the problems of college sports get worse. This does not mean that the authors are causing the problems. Rather, the excesses and ills of college sports, past and present, provide such fertile data that historians of higher education enjoy a perverse embarrassment of research riches. This maxim is…
Descriptors: Race, Team Sports, Civil Rights, College Athletics
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Nelson, Murry – Social Studies, 2005
The United States prides itself on many things, but few are more prominent and visible than success at a sport, either locally, nationally, or internationally. Local sports are often a unifying factor in communities, and instances of success are the stuff of both fact and fiction. The 2001 Little League World Series highlighted the Rolando Paulino…
Descriptors: United States History, Athletics, Athletes, Cultural Awareness
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