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Sherbine, Kortney – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2019
In this essay, I detail the entanglements of three young Black boys -- Million Dollar Man, DJ, and Francisco -- and their interests in and experiences with WWE wrestling. Drawing on posthumanist philosophies that attend to the productive relationships between the human and more-than-human objects, I consider ethnographic data composed during a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, African American Students, Males, Grade 2
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Genç, Ayça – International Education Studies, 2020
The aim of this study is to examine the effect of wrestling education on some physical and motoric parameters in high school students. 42 volunteer men aged 15-17, who received regular wrestling training, participated in the study. In the study, after all, subjects were divided into 3 groups according to age groups, body weight, height, BMI, claw,…
Descriptors: Athletics, Psychomotor Skills, High School Students, Training
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Ilten-Gee, Robyn – Ethnography and Education, 2019
This study is an exploratory analysis of the multimodal composition practices of adolescents and young adults in a free after-school drop-in programme called the Workshop, and the moral development opportunities afforded by these practices. Pasupathi and Wainryb's [(2010). "Developing Moral Agency Through Narrative." "Human…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Multiple Literacies, After School Programs, Workshops
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Yazan, Bedrettin – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2019
I write this autoethnography to narrate and analyze the important episodes in my life's history, learning and teaching English in my home country and preparing teachers to work with emergent bilinguals in the United States. I frame this autoethnography within the burgeoning strand of self-studies of language teacher education and the research on…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Ideology, Professional Identity, Language Teachers
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Sleeter, Christine – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2016
Teacher education programs in countries where minoritized students experience systematic and persistent racial discrimination face tension between (1) producing teachers equipped to reverse discrimination in classrooms and schools, especially those attended by minoritized students, and (2) helping everyone considering teaching to develop their…
Descriptors: Whites, Racial Discrimination, Minority Group Students, Culturally Relevant Education
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Demirhan, Bilal – International Education Studies, 2020
The aim of this study was to examine the changes in the body composition and motor characteristics of the students attending the wrestling lesson in one academic year (8 months). The study included 19 male wrestler students with an average age of 21.20±1.61 years. Body weights, body circumference measurements, regional muscle strengths, anaerobic…
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Students, Program Length, Program Effectiveness
Murt, Thomas P. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Title IX establishes in law equal opportunity for women in educational programs that receive financial support from the federal government. In higher education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the misapplication of Title IX in college athletics is believed to have caused the termination of college wrestling programs that were otherwise…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Higher Education, College Athletics
Fair, Jason Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2017
NCAA Division I intercollegiate wrestling has lost more athletic teams to elimination since the early 1980's than any other intercollegiate sport (Irick, 2016). Research exploring reasons behind intercollegiate wrestling program elimination is scant and much of what does exist is part of a broader discussion regarding Title IX regulation. This…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Athletics, Program Termination
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Destani, Fitni; Hannon, James C.; Podlog, Leslie; Brusseau, Timothy A. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2014
Character development has become an important component of physical education that contributes directly to the affective learning domain. However, teaching character development can be challenging. The purpose of this article is to suggest that character development be promoted through the teaching of wrestling, due to the unique moral development…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Athletics, Moral Development
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Grant, Kristine S. Lewis; Lee, Vera J. – Qualitative Report, 2014
This manuscript provides an overview of the findings of an ongoing qualitative exploratory study that examined how preservice and inservice teachers in two different online education courses (ED 600 and ED 500) developed an understanding of the multifaceted issues that affect diverse learners. The study also investigated the instructors'…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Qualitative Research, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Worthy, Jo; Salmerón, Cori; Long, Stacia L.; Lammert, Catherine; Godfrey, Vickie – Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2018
Since 1985, when Texas passed the first dyslexia law, there has been a profusion of dyslexia legislation across the country, with a rapid increase in recent years. Including Texas, which has multiple laws, 42 states have passed dyslexia legislation focused on identification, intervention, accommodations, funding, and/or dyslexia specialists. Seven…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, State Legislation, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Education Programs
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Can, Ibrahim – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study was to compare power, velocity and force parameters during loaded squat jump (SJ) exercise in the handball and arm wrestling players. In accordance with this purpose, ten arm wrestling athletes from the Turkish National Team (age: 20,7 ± 3,05 years; height: 175,2 ± 5,55 cm; weight: 71,7 ± 8,17 kg) who had ranks in…
Descriptors: Athletics, Team Sports, Comparative Analysis, Exercise Physiology
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Kumate, James M.; Falcous, Mark – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2015
The issue of "taibatsu" (physical punishment) in Japanese sport has received high-profile media and public attention in recent years. This article addresses the retrospective experiences of "taibatsu" within Japanese high school wrestling, drawing upon a three-month ethnography that included semi-structured interviews. Our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Physical Education, Athletics
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Cosier, Kimberly – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Joe Bruns is currently a student in the Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The series of work featured in this interview centers on the idea of relationships. Joe explores collective and implicated relationship to the work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres through the reuse of paper taken from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masculinity, Social Attitudes, Interviews
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Samura, Michelle – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
This research draws on a broader study that situates Asian American college students within larger sociohistorical and political contexts. I examined Asian American college students' experiences and what it means to be "Asian American" in and through these experiences. Two types of expectations emerged from the data: students' internal…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Expectation, Parent Attitudes, Parents
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