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surface of the issues that youll be discussing, let alone
for me to tackle the subject in the time that I have.
One can hardly open a newspaper or turn on the
evening news without finding a story about some wellknown p
Module I: Introduction to Issues In Sports
This is an introductory course with no prerequisites that is designed to introduce and apply philosophical and sociological concepts to a subject matter widely known throughout society, sport.
We examine great is
Chapter One: Class Room
Hello, and welcome to the classroom for Chapter One of Sport Issues. I'm Bob
Mertzman, your tutor, and I will be with you throughout the entire thirteen chapters. I am
glad to have you here!
This first chapter will introduce you to
Michael Oriard, Ph.D.
MICHAEL ORIARD: Im Michael Oriard. Im a Professor of English and Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture at Oregon State University.
late 1980s and early 1990s. I began working on a cultural history of fo
Hello, and welcome to the classroom for Lesson Two.
There are many ways to handle the content in Lesson Two, and I'm here to walk you through it.
The focus in Lesson Two is simply the issues in sport history, as well as the foundation of sport.
We have tw
QUESTION: Are there any particular ethical issues,
conflicts or challenges that confront coaches in todays
BILL: Its mind boggling. The coach role has always
been important because the coach has the opportunity to
use a tremendous infl
Hello, and welcome to Lesson 3
Let's take a look at what you have done so far and get ready to move into the middle
part of the course.
We are now at the 3rd step in SAGE. We've done seeing and analyzing. On this lesson
we are going to concentrate on gene
Hello, and welcome to the classroom for Lesson Four!
In this lesson our focus will be on the issue of business and sport. As in all lessons, in
the classroom we have two videos from the Sports and Society series for you to view.
Our two videos this time a
1. Some argue that college athletes should
not be paid because:
(a) they are amateurs
(b) many receive a scholarship which is, in
(c) the colleges cannot afford it
(d) all of the above
2. Some argue that college athletes should
be paid becaus
Hello, and welcome to the classroom for Lesson Five: Issues in Youth Sport.
I'm interested in digging into this particular lesson because it brings out so much that is
important in decision-making, and especially in trying to make final choices. What's
7. Self Test for Module 5
1. Values cannot be taught to young people
through coached athletics.
2. Athletics are the only way to teach character
and values in elementary and high
3. Team sports automatically
Hello, and welcome to the classroom for Lesson Six: Issues in Collegiate Sport.
This is pretty much a United States-defined area of concern. College sport in the United
States, especially at the Division One level, is a "big-money" enterprise. We're going
1. Sports are f for most colleges and
2. Collegiate sports are an integral part of
American universities but not foreign universities.
3. In general, college athletic programs are
inexpensive to operate
Hello, and welcome to the classroom for Lesson Seven: Racial and Violence Issues in
In our exploration of sport and society we've covered a variety of domains in the world
of sport, such as youth sport and the role of business in sport and host of
1. Violence in sports may include activities
which occur outside of the sports competition.
2. Some professional athletes
(a) have been accused of assault
(b) come from a violent society
(c) are accused of a greater percentage of
Lesson Eight: Classroom
Hello, and welcome to Lesson Eight: Gender and Disability Issues in Sport.
This lesson builds on the prior lesson, as, of course, all previous lessons built on what
We combined both race and violence in Lesson Seven, a
1 out of 1 points
athletes find that
1 out of 1 points
The interests of
conflict with the
interests of other
Selected Answer: Tr
Quiz for 1.2 Critical Thinking and Inquiry
14 out of
out of 0
1 out of 1 points
If student athletes get
good grades in a
class even though
they do not do the
work, then the
1 out of 1 points
The purpose of
Seeing in a SAGE
analysis is to set up
the framework for
How can you utilize the information in this course in your life? Can it apply to your career? If so, how, and if not, why not? How can the information developed in the course assist in life-long learning and in the cultivation of a meaningful life?
Pick an issue in the media and sport. Use an example of the issue and point out the stakes in conflict for the stakeholders. Be sure to include the media stakes and the stakes of those who rely on the media for their information. Are there any ways to man
Betting on sport is an international pastime that is allowed in many countries though it is regulated by their governments. Sport betting is closely regulated in the US but limited compared to England and Europe and many other countries. Pick an issue in
Pick an issue in science and/or medicine and sport. How has our scientific or medical knowledge of this issue changed the way the issue has been viewed by stakeholders OR how has this issue been created by science or medicine? How can this issue be manage
Pick an international sport issue and identify the international stakeholders and the differences in values, virtues, important consequences and/or rights or responsibilities that may be a cause of conflict among the stakeholders. How does the conflict sh
Pick an example of a gender or disability issue in sport. Identify stakeholders and their stakes in this case and analyze the conflict. Generate a management action that addresses the conflicts in your example and support your suggestion with good reasons
Pick an example of a race or a violence issue in sport. Identify stakeholders and their stakes in this case and analyze the conflict. Generate a management action that addresses the conflicts in your example and support your suggestion with good reasons
Pick an issue in collegiate sport and critically evaluate at least one published (or seen on video) suggestion on managing that issue. Use your critical thinking skills to critique the management action suggested. Critique from the area of fact, evidence,
Pick an issue in youth sport and describe one of the decisions that have to be made. Describe at least two of the management options that are available. What is the best choice, which option would you choose and why. I am looking for you to show off your
Arthur Blank discusses the choice they made about how to run the Atlanta Falcons. Discuss at least two reasons he gave for making a certain choice and identify each as primarily V, C or R based reasons. Then Discuss a choice that you have made where you h