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Barry Braun, Nancy I. Williams, Carol Ewing Garber, and Matthew Hickey

development of these foundational skills, often referred to, unfortunately, as “softskills, in kinesiology programs may put our graduates at a disadvantage with respect to employability. In the last 50 years, jobs that require “cognitive” skills that depend on content education are expanding, and those

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Andrea R. Taliaferro and Sean M. Bulger

qualitative cluster analysis on the items and identified the following themes: (a) Program Context (Program Organization, Setting, and Learner Characteristics); (b) Teaching and Learning Activities (Assessment, Planning, Skill-Centered Instruction, and Effective Teaching Practices); (c) Outcomes/Soft Skills

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Chang Wan Woo and Michael K. Davis

Sports-related programs in higher education need to educate students in the professional use of evolving communication technologies. In addition, students need to develop soft skills, such as problem solving and critical thinking, while improving their practical use of technology. The purpose of this article is to introduce the use of fantasy sports in a sports management class, more specifically a sports public relations class, and discuss how students perceived the use of fantasy sports in course assignments. We explain how the use of fantasy sports assignments promoted social constructivist learning of students and helped students develop soft skills. We also identify the pedagogical challenges the fantasy sports assignments presented to students and instructors. We also offer summaries of students’ class reflections to demonstrate how such reflections echoed course learning outcomes.

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David Pyne

. Aspects of mentoring include teaching of a specific issue or skill, sharing of resources (eg, access to other researchers, students, and laboratory facilities), access to networks (inside and outside of academia and industry), and the so-called soft skills or personal development in areas such as risk

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Shona L. Halson, Alan G. Hahn, and Aaron J. Coutts

, it is important that they select appropriate measurement tools, construct integrated monitoring systems, and develop data-management skills to leverage these emerging opportunities. It is also essential that fundamental coaching and soft skills be retained as the translation of new insights obtained

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Tim Ströbel, B. David Ridpath, Herbert Woratschek, Norm O’Reilly, Markus Buser, and Michael Pfahl

market? Respondents indicate that specific soft skills are essential to succeed in the job market. Team skills ( M  = 4.68), communication skills ( M  = 4.58), planning and organizational skills ( M  = 4.32), and critical thinking/judgment ( M  = 4.29) as well as structured and goal-oriented working

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Emily Dane-Staples

improvement in “soft skills” in addition to growth in factual knowledge. The Active Learning Inventory Tool (ALIT) published by Van Amburgh, Devlin, Kirwin, and Qualters ( 2007 ) provides a comprehensive listing of active learning options to help instructors move students from passive to active in a classroom

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Mark Urtel, Sara F. Michaliszyn, and Craig Stiemsma

this a bit further in relation to transferable skills as they specify the acquisition of soft skills (e.g., verbal communication, prioritization of work, and obtaining/processing information), which while highly valued tend to be overlooked in a typical curriculum that is exclusively course-based. In

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Susan B. Foster and David A. Pierce

( Makhathini, 2016 ). Relevant skills for the sport industry can include behavioral, leadership, communication, organizational, attitudinal, customer service ( Martin, Fleming, Ferkins, Wiersma, & Coll, 2010 ), self-management, self-efficacy ( Martin & Rees; 2019 ), and soft skills ( Hodges, Eames, & Coll

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Shannon David and Mary Larson

0030274 10.1037/a0030274 7. Rogers C . Empathic: an unappreciated way of being . Couns Psychol . 1975 ; 5 ( 2 ): 2 – 10 . doi:10.1177/001100007500500202 10.1177/001100007500500202 8. Kroning M . Fostering soft skills is a must for nurse leaders . Am Nurs Today . 2015 ; 10 ( 2 ). https://www.americannursetoday.com/fostering-soft-skills