Linking research, teaching and learning within the discipline: evaluating student learning through real life research in sports development

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Abstract

The ways in which links between research and teaching are embedded within the curriculum and related to student learning are influenced by the discipline context (Griffiths, 2004; Healey, 2005a; Jenkins, 2000). The current paper evaluates how involving students as researchers impacted on their learning within a community sports development module. The paper shows how experience of "real life" evaluation can develop student research skills, develop their industry contacts, and prepare them to problem-solve as graduates in a complex and uncertain society (Barnett, 2000; Scott, 2002). Difficulties and obstacles to learning are also presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-100
JournalThe Journal of Hospitality Leisure Sport and Tourism
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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