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Smith, Allison B.; Johnson, Corey W.; Powell, Gwynn M.; Oliver, Jenny Penney – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2011
In order to explore the link between multicultural service-learning (MSL) and the development of multicultural competence, a participatory action research paradigm and constructivist grounded theory were used to qualitatively explore the perceptions of multicultural competence development in 30 recreation and leisure studies majors. Major themes…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Constructivism (Learning), Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students
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Henderson, Karla; Oakleaf, Linda; James, Penny; Swanson, Jason; Moore, Annette; Edwards, Michael; Hickerson, Benjamin – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to use reflexive methodology to describe the emotions and experiences of doctoral students and a professor who collaboratively conducted a research study using triangulated qualitative research data. The study was the major learning strategy in a doctoral seminar focusing on qualitative research approaches. In using an…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Learning Strategies, Experiential Learning
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Gray, H. Joey – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
Despite extensive research, grading and the potential for grade inflation remain areas of concern within higher education. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to obtain collective understandings regarding grading and pressures to inflate grades from faculty and instructors within a research-intensive university. The study focused on a…
Descriptors: Recreation, Grade Inflation, Grading, Case Studies
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Lundberg, Neil R.; Zabriskie, Ramon B.; Smith, Kevin M.; Barney, Keith W. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a campus-wide intramural wheelchair sports program on attitudes toward people with disabilities. The sample consisted of 126 participants at a large, western university. A quasi-experimental pre-post design was used. Results indicated that there was a significant decrease in discomfort in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Assistive Technology, College Students, Athletics
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Cole, James S.; Cole, Shu T. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
There has been a great deal of debate regarding the value of program accreditation. Two research questions guided this study: 1) are students enrolled in accredited parks, recreation, and leisure programs more academically engaged than students enrolled in non-accredited programs, and 2) do students enrolled in accredited parks, recreation, and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Accreditation (Institutions), Recreation, Parks
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Dustin, Daniel L.; Schwab, Keri A. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
This paper challenges the conventional wisdom of departments of parks and recreation taking sport management under their "wing." Based on a review of the sport management literature and a polling of sport management and park and recreation educators, we argue that departments of parks and recreation are but temporary refuges for migratory sport…
Descriptors: Athletics, College Faculty, Recreation, Intellectual Disciplines
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Toupence, Rachelle H. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
Parliamentary procedure is an integral part of the business of many recreation organizations, but students often perceive it to be difficult and irrelevant to their professional preparation. The activity uses the creation of a cookie recipe to practice the basic meeting business functions in parliamentary procedure. The cookie meeting is an active…
Descriptors: Parliamentary Procedures, Active Learning, Food, Recreation
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Heyne, Linda A. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
"Take Back Your Time" (TBYT) is a movement founded by John De Graaf (2003) that exposes the issues of time poverty and overwork in the United States and Canada. This article features the process whereby undergraduate students study De Graaf's TBYT handbook, discuss its concepts, and organize a student-led TBYT "teach-in" for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Leisure Education, Leisure Time, Foreign Countries
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Hutson, Garrett – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
This paper introduces a theoretical framework and practical means of teaching environmental literacy through the explanation of a structured day hike experience with university students along the Bruce Trail in the Niagara Region of Ontario, Canada. Environmental literacy is about deeply knowing the details and histories of particular settings and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Holistic Approach, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Whitworth, Paul M. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2008
Future recreation professionals need the ability to analyze the effects of proposed management actions and stakeholder concerns to make good decisions, maintain public support, and comply with state and federal laws. Importantly, when federal funds, lands, permits or licenses are involved, federal law requires consideration of environmental and…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Public Policy, Teaching Methods, Recreation
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Powell, Lou; Sable, Janet – SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2001
Presents a curriculum model that emphasizes the development of transdisciplinary teaming skills. The model provides students in communication disorders, early childhood/special education, occupational therapy, and therapeutic recreation discipline-specific knowledge and skills as well as a core of cross disciplinary courses and experiences which…
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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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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Estes, Cheryl A.; Wilson, Susan; Toupence, Rachele – SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2001
Describes service learning, presenting various techniques, tools, and tips for student projects, based on the principles of self-directed classroom and organizational development theories, that were developed through a reflection-in-action process. The article discusses applications of these techniques to the operations of student-run projects at…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Leadership, Leisure Time
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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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Estes, Cheryl A. – SCHOLE: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2000
Argues that recreation and leisure studies curricula often fail to provide students with adequate knowledge to understand, critically analyze, and discuss leisure. By studying leisure from a humanist perspective (philosophy, history, and literature), educators can respond to this problem, preparing students to critically respond to challenges they…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, Humanism, Humanistic Education
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