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Boyce, Barbara Ann; Lund, Jackie; O'Neil, Kason – Quest, 2016
Quality preparation of doctoral students is a key to the survival of physical education teacher education. Past research has revealed a shortage of students graduating with a doctoral degree in physical education and a general reluctance of teachers to leave their jobs to pursue an advanced degree. As the number of universities preparing new…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Doctoral Programs, Educational Quality
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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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Hopsicker, Peter M.; Hochstetler, Douglas – Quest, 2016
Massengale's "Trends Toward the Future of Physical Education" (1987) makes no reference to the existence of the philosophic inquiry of physical activity within higher education kinesiology programs--even though the sub-discipline had been formalized by academics in the early 1970s. In contrast, Massengale and Swanson's "The History…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Movement Education, Sport Psychology, Educational Trends
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Charles, John M. – Quest, 2016
Looking ahead, it seems clear that organizing together the values we espouse as a profession could help us to live and work in a global kinesiology community in the best possible way. It is politic, in that it seems sensible and judicious to act on this principle, to organize and maintain a coherent framework of professional values. In which case,…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Professional Identity, Movement Education, Values Education
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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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Feingold, Ronald S.; Estes, Steven G. – Quest, 2016
This article analyzes various issues related to a professional society's having greater influence on governmental, societal, and global issues. Analysis of association/society missions and goals, support for enhanced connections with other groups and collaboration to other disciplines through scholarly research projects, plus greater relevance and…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Institutional Role, Honor Societies, Institutional Mission
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Estes, Steven G.; Germain, Jesse – Quest, 2016
Academic disciplines are vulnerable in the 21st century to the forces Barnett called supercomplexity, and we argue that academic societies such as the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education are especially well positioned to prepare 21st century scholars to respond to contemporary changes in the disciplines and in institutions of…
Descriptors: Honor Societies, Professional Associations, Movement Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Block, Betty Ann; Tietjen-Smith, Tara – Quest, 2016
The authors argue that there will be a critical mass of women in leadership positions in kinesiology and across higher education for substantial gender-based mentoring to take place in the 21st century. First, the current state of women in higher education leadership, trends in mentoring, and the reasons it is important for women who have…
Descriptors: Females, Mentors, Kinetics, Human Body
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Corbett, Doris R. – Quest, 2016
The loss of significant faculty members comes at a time when public and community expectations for institutions of higher learning have expanded. Public skepticism and the demands for accountability have resulted in greater attention being given to learning outcomes, subject matter, knowledge, proficiency, and capability. This article adds to our…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mentors, Graduate School Faculty, Socialization
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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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Charles, John M.; Charles, P. Kelly – Quest, 2016
In the wake of multiple activity program eliminations and frequent downgrading of activity programs nationwide, the question to be addressed is how we can draw upon our interdisciplinary, intergenerational, and intercultural understandings of human movement to construct physical activity programs for the future that might withstand the test of…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Physical Activities, Physical Education
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Knudson, Duane – Quest, 2016
This article from the 35th Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture addresses the importance of senior faculty in kinesiology providing holistic guidance to tenure-track faculty to foster excellence in the field. The importance of holistic mentoring of all three faculty roles in higher education is illustrated using research on teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Biomechanics, Mentors, Holistic Approach
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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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James-Hassan, Martha J. – Quest, 2016
This article posits that each content area that falls under the umbrella of kinesiology must develop a future cadre of professionals who are competent in their content knowledge and are trained as leaders who are able to understand the essential impacts of culture on their work. The intentional development of culturally fluent leaders should be a…
Descriptors: Leaders, Kinetics, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education
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