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Lundberg, Neil R. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2018
This article provides a response to the article "Leisure Studies is for Experience, Not Industry," by Harmon (2018). In responding to Harmon's critique, I address two important issues; both could be expanded into full-length articles but are treated only briefly in this response. First, it is critical to clearly understand and…
Descriptors: Design, Leisure Time, Parks, Recreation
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Braunstein-Minkove, Jessica R.; DeLuca, Jaime R. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 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…
Descriptors: Labor Needs, Educational Needs, School Business Relationship, Education Work Relationship
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Anderson, Denise M. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2013
The integration of one's curriculum is an approach to education that ignores subject-matter lines of delineation, thus allowing faculty to bring together the separate pieces of a curriculum into a coherent whole that facilitates meaningful associations across subject matter. Before taking on the challenge of curriculum integration, faculty…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Core Curriculum, Higher Education
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Powell, Gwynn M. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2013
This mini-article outlines a continuum of collaboration for faculty within a department of the same discipline. The goal of illustrating this continuum is showcase different stages of collaboration so that faculty members can assess where they are as a collective and consider steps to collaborate more. The separate points along a continuum of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cooperation, Curriculum Development, College Curriculum
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Powell, Gwynn M. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2013
This mini-article describes a faculty meeting process used for curriculum planning. The proffered outline helped us document and assess our program, to focus our conversation, to envision where we wanted students to be, and to share across the curriculum what was happening in our solitary courses. The results prompted us to share with each other…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, College Curriculum, Higher Education, College Faculty
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McGuire, Francis A.; Tucker, Teresa W.; Mainieri, Tracy L. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2013
Curriculum delivery is becoming increasingly restricted in an era of elevating expectations and declining budgets. As a result, innovative approaches to curriculum delivery are harder to implement though changing student dynamics make them ever more necessary. This article will discuss the differences between the collaborative style of teaching…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Integrated Curriculum, College Faculty
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Pelchat, Christopher; Karp, Grace Goc – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2012
This article is a call for research to be conducted on how to adequately design and evaluate outdoor leader preparation programs (Sugerman, 1999). The profession of outdoor leadership has been slow to examine effective ways of assessing the development of student knowledge, disposition, and performance that inform instructional practice and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teaching Methods, Outdoor Leadership, Leadership Training
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Stanley, Cynthia; Gopalan, Himanshu – SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2001
Collected and applied student feedback intended to help revise one therapeutic recreation program's curriculum in response to student concerns about excessive course content during the final semester before internship. Data from surveys and focus groups indicated a need to move some course content from senior level courses to courses taken…
Descriptors: College Students, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Recreationists
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Hurtes, Karen P.; Allen, Lawrence R. – SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2001
In the 1990s, the National Recreation and Park Association launched the Benefits Movement, which is based on benefits-based programming, benefits-based management, and benefits-based awareness. This paper provides park and recreation educators with an overview of the Benefits Movement, exploring its utility as a means through which academia can…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Outcome Based Education, Parks
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Grossman, Arnold H. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 1993
Describes how New York University developed educational experiences about gay and lesbian persons for college students; includes the philosophy behind the curriculum, developmental processes, course development, student profiles and course evaluation, theoretical approaches to course content, and teaching strategies. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Consciousness Raising, Course Content, Course Evaluation