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Transforming Higher Education

Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko

I am delighted to have an opportunity to address my colleagues from the American Kinesiology Association (AKA), and I am especially pleased to be able to speak to you about some of the exciting opportunities facing those of us who work in higher education. In recent years, it has become

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Tweeting the Lecture: How Social Media Can Increase Student Engagement in Higher Education

Olan Kees Martin Scott and Alicia R. Stanway

The higher education sector increasingly uses social media as an educational tool to develop a sense of community and foster student engagement, particularly as social networking sites have become an integral part of the lives of digital natives. The current study sought to explore whether the use of Twitter could foster student engagement in a sport marketing course, specifically by embedding Twitter through two assessments, online lectures and weekly tasks. Mean score comparisons indicated that over a 13-week semester, students (N = 68) felt more engaged and included in the course because it had Twitter, found Twitter to be relatively easy to use, and the use of social media aligned with course objectives. The results of the current study have salience in sport management education, because the effective use of Twitter within a higher education context demonstrates how the use of social media can foster engagement with course materials.

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Ableism in Kinesiology in Higher Education: A Conversation Starter

Fabián Arroyo-Rojas, A. Chloe Simpson, Paige Laxton, Marie Leake, Jamie Linker, and Justin A. Haegele

understanding of how disabled people are discussed and treated within kinesiology and adapted physical activity in higher education and explore potential areas of unintentional harm that may be present in our everyday practice. To do so, and as recommended from Giese and Ruin ( 2018 ) and utilized by Block and

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Encouraging a Unified Framework for Understanding Socialization Into Higher Education

Kevin Andrew Richards and Christopher J. Kinder

socialization theory ( Templin & Schempp, 1989 ), Curtner-Smith and colleagues have used a model that adds secondary professional socialization and secondary organizational socialization to cover doctoral education and socialization in higher education, respectively (e.g.,  Brunsdon & Curtner-Smith, 2022 ; Lee

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Inclusive Excellence in Kinesiology Units in Higher Education

Matthew T. Mahar, Harsimran Baweja, Matthew Atencio, Harald Barkhoff, Helen Yolisa Duley, Gail Makuakāne-Lundin, ZáNean D. McClain, Misty Pacheco, E. Missy Wright, and Jared A. Russell

collaborations with experts in diversity and social justice to help themselves and their students achieve the knowledge and skills necessary to foster cultural competence. Kinesiology programs in higher education are responsible for the preparation of a workforce that is culturally prepared to promote physical

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Current Practices in United States Higher Education Coach Education Programs

Lori A. Gano-Overway and Kristen Dieffenbach

, 52% of these students reported that they did not feel their physical education preparation was sufficient to prepare them to coach. Further, few investigators (e.g.,  McMillin & Reffner, 1998 ) have explored whether higher education institutions (HEIs) with programs in coach education are in a

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A Cultural-Equity-Centered Guide to Inclusive Curriculum Change in Higher Education Kinesiology

Brian Culp

, critics of higher education have identified universities as structures that have historically perpetuated inequality for nontraditional students (i.e., ethnic minorities, military veterans, parents, disabled, working-class students). This has created a focus on diversifying campuses and services to help

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A Resource for Promoting Personal and Social Responsibility in Higher Education: A Call to Action for Kinesiology Departments

Karisa L. Kuipers, Jennifer M. Jacobs, Paul M. Wright, and Kevin Andrew Richards

Over the last 100 years, there have been several calls to prioritize promoting personal and social responsibility (PSR) in higher education ( Association of American Colleges and Universities [AAC&U], 2002 ; Reason, 2013 ). Even before those calls, fostering PSR in postsecondary students served as

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Exploring the Communication of Student-Athlete Pathways as a Transformative Service in Australian Higher Education

Bridie Kean, David Fleischman, and Peter English

The complementary nature of higher education and elite sport is documented internationally in both academic and practical contexts (e.g.,  Aquilina, 2009 ; Fraser, Fogarty, & Albion, 2010 ; Knapp, 2012 ). In Australia, for example, there is a high number of athletes who are concurrently

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Top-Ranked Higher Education Institutions: An Investigation of the Sport Management Academic Discipline

Kurt C. Mayer, Alan L. Morse, and Yash Padhye

institutions of higher education ( Cunningham et al., 2021 ). Sport management programs are offered as majors for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees across North America and the globe ( Pedersen & Thibault, 2022 ). The sport management academic discipline has even progressed to where rankings of master