Teaching Sport Management: A Practical Guide provides sport management educators with the techniques and tools they need to teach more effectively. Educators will learn about instructional strategies, incorporating technology into the classroom, developing a course, utilizing outcome assessment, and how to enhance learning through effective teaching. The ideas covered in this text can easily be implemented by first-time instructors or more experienced faculty.
- Teaching Tips embedded in the chapters provide the reader with specific teaching and instructional techniques which can be applied to a wide array of sport management specific courses
- Common courses within the sport management program are used as examples to provide tips, tools, and guides for teaching the most appropriate and significant sport management content
- Tools that can be used in traditional classroom settings, hybrid courses, and full online courses are described along with an exploration of future trends in the discipline of sport management from course content, instructional innovations, to improvements in technological tools
- At the end of each chapter, readers can reflect and respond to the Questions to Consider sections
Table of Contents
Acknowledments & Dedication
Chapter 1 Teaching Sport Management
Chapter 2 Teaching Activities: The Foundation of Sport Management
Chapter 3 Teaching Activities: Sport Organization Management and Administration
Chapter 4 Teaching Activities: Financial Management
Chapter 5 Teaching Activities: Sport Marketing and Sport Sponsorship
Chapter 6 An international perspective on sport management
Chapter 7 Legal Aspects of Sport
Chapter 8 Teaching with Technology
Chapter 9 Outcomes Assessment
Chapter 10 Putting it All Together
About the Author(s)
Dina Gentile, EdD - Endicott College
Dr. Dina Gentile is a Professor within the Sport Management Department at Endicott College. Her experience in higher education includes a variety of positions including Academic Associate Dean, Athletic Administrator, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Intramural Director, and NCAA Compliance Coordinator. Gentile earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree from Adelphi University, Master of Science Degree from Springfield College, and Doctor of Education from Boston University.
Professor Gentile created the sport management curriculum at Endicott College and has taught every course in the program over the last 15 years. In addition, she has created and taught full online courses and hybrid courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in sport management.
Over the last three years, she has presented her research at the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, and Dance in the areas of Electronic Portfolio and Learner Engagement in Sport Management, Outcome Assessment for the Sport Management Curriculum, and Sport Management: From the Workplace to the Classroom- Opportunities and Challenges within Undergraduate Sport Management Education.