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Krause, Jennifer M.; O'Neil, Kason; Jones, Emily – Quest, 2020
Teacher education programs have been tasked with the responsibility to develop educators who can successfully infuse technology into their teaching. Despite standards-based expectations, a plethora of technology infusion opportunities, and the importance of faculty roles as models and teachers, physical education teacher education (PETE) programs…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Physical Education, Teacher Education, Technology Integration
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Lawson, Hal A. – Quest, 2020
The National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education conference theme -- "Leading Beyond the Campus: Driving Change as Experts" -- responds to public policy demands and signals consequential choices. Many choices are illuminated by the prototype for the Neo-liberal university. Essentially, economic development imperatives give…
Descriptors: Socialization, Educational Change, Neoliberalism, Accountability
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Tietjen-Smith, Tara – Quest, 2020
The author discusses "the big picture" of higher education, which pertains to the perpetuation of decreasing civil discourse and increasing challenges in higher education. These may be attributed to several factors including decreased funding, increased mental health crises, heavier workloads, and systemic inequities. Even though major…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Advocacy, Educational Change, Social Justice
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Housner, Lynn D.; Templin, Thomas J. – Quest, 2019
Physical education teacher education programs have a responsibility to prepare preservice teachers in the technical aspects of teaching while also preparing them for the sociopolitical realities of teaching a marginalized subject. There is also a need for inservice teachers to engage in continuing professional development related to socialization…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Physical Education Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Beddoes, Zack Edward; Prusak, Keven A.; Barney, David – Quest, 2019
Change in education is inevitable. Physical educators are being positioned to effectively manage change and control their own destiny. In order to manage and facilitate positive change, physical educators should clearly embrace and accept physical education as a public health tool, understand the educational change process in schools, and know how…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Communities of Practice, Public Health, Change Strategies
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Housner, Lynn D.; Templin, Thomas J. – Quest, 2018
Research suggests that progress in the physical education profession is slowed by a cycle of nonteaching and dominance of traditional methodologies. Socialization factors operate to preserve and perpetuate the status quo of the profession, which is rooted primarily in team sport content. Teacher education programs are challenged to persuade…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Socialization, Teacher Orientation, Educational Change
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Azzarito, Laura; Macdonald, Doune; Dagkas, Symeon; Fisette, Jennifer – Quest, 2017
Critical theorists have called attention to the intensification of diversity that is now occurring inside and outside of school, while critically engaging with the detrimental effects of globalization on equity, diversity, and social justice. Globalization presents new challenges to education and to issues of social justice. In this article, we…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Agenda Setting, Social Justice, Physical Education
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Oh, Junghwan; Graber, Kim C. – Quest, 2017
Since the publication of "A Nation at Risk," some scholars have argued that a national curriculum and national testing are necessary to hold school personnel accountable for student achievement and, ultimately, to raise educational standards. The idea of developing a nationwide curriculum has been widely debated in the United States,…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Physical Education, Feasibility Studies, Core Curriculum
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Soler, Susanna; Prat, Maria; Puig, Núria; Flintoff, Anne – Quest, 2017
Gender policies in sports have expanded considerably in most countries in recent decades. Nevertheless, the implementation of these policies in sports organizations is by no means an automatic process. This article explores what happens when gender equity policies are applied in an university sports organization. Participatory action research over…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Educational Policy
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Block, Betty Ann – Quest, 2016
This article broadly addresses academic freedom and higher education in America, accentuating the viewpoint that change is not new. A historical overview of the state of the professoriate and social contexts are examined to situate the field of kinesiology into the context of the university. Ideas regarding the future of the field are addressed…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Movement Education, Academic Freedom, Educational Change
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Culp, Brian – Quest, 2016
This article presents a rationale for the infusion of social justice into kinesiology programs for the purpose of reducing inequities in society. Specifically, the current climate for social justice is considered and discussed using examples from an university-inspired service-learning initiative, law, and politics. Of note are the following areas…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Kinetics, Human Body
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Tietjen-Smith, Tara – Quest, 2016
Public speculation about bioterrorism and the increasing obesity epidemic are examples of current public health issues that continue to be illuminated in the spotlight. Major public health threats continue to drive the health job market and impact higher education health curricula (e.g., public health, health promotion, community health). Also,…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Health Education, Public Health
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Knudson, Duane – Quest, 2016
Kinesiology emerged from its preventative medicine and education roots to establish itself as a recognized field of inquiry with numerous sub-disciplines. This article presents four trends in modern science that will likely influence the future of kinesiology sciences. Will recent increases in greater scientific specialization be overcome by the…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Sciences
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Lawson, Hal A. – Quest, 2016
Proposals to prepare disciplinary stewards and optimize the conditions for collective stewardship can be framed in two ways. The dominant frame emphasizes disciplinary caretaking and lends comparatively less attention to reform and transformation. A second frame is grounded in the social ecology of particular disciplines, their fast-changing…
Descriptors: Leadership, Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach, Outreach Programs
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Lim, Seungyup; Love, Adam; Lim, Hyun-Chin – Quest, 2015
This article presents a biographical overview of Minseok Ahn's career, specifically highlighting his role as a public sport sociologist. Notably, Ahn has spent time as a student activist, worked as a physical education teacher, served as a scholar with a university appointment, and held office in the South Korean National Assembly. Throughout his…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Biographies, Athletics
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