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Title: Experiential Learning in Sport Management Internships and Beyond
Edition: 2nd Edition
By (author): Susan B Foster, Dr. John Dollar
ISBN10-13: 1940067243 : 9781940067247
Format: Paperback
Size: 254x178mm
Pages: 253
Weight: .516 Kg.
Published: Fitness Information Technology (US) - August   2017
List Price: 57.99 Pounds Sterling
Availability: In Stock   Qty Available: 6
Subjects: Sport & leisure industries
In the multi-billion dollar sport industry that captures the interest of a global audience, opportunities abound on the front lines and behind the scenes for those who have the education, skill, and drive to succeed. Often the biggest hurdles for those who want to work in the sport industry is breaking through with an initial opportunity. Experiential Learning in Sport Management: Internships and Beyond, 2nd Edition, presents aspiring sport practitioners with a wealth of information about the industry and provides professors within sport management programs a framework for how to lead students through the experiential learning experience. Authors Susan Brown Foster and John E. Dollar draw from more than 50 years of combined experience in teaching, research, and internship supervision in writing a comprehensive yet concise manual for students preparing for a career in sport. This new edition includes enhanced content on trending topics such as social media and eSports.
About The Author:
Susan B. Foster, Ph.D. is currently a Professor of Sport Business in the Department of Sport Business, International Hospitality, and Tourism Management in the Donald R. Tapia School of Business at Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, FL. Her main teaching interests include legal issues in sport, risk management, strategic planning, and pre-internship student development. She has supervised part-time and full-time field experiences for over 25 years. Her research focuses on the Fair Labor Standards Act and its application to internships, curriculum, experiential learning, and risk management. One of her published articles on legal issues involving interns was reprinted in the book Student Risk Management published by the National Association of College and University Attorneys.
Dr. John Dollar is an associate professor in the sport administration graduate program and department head for Health and Human Performance at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, his masterís alma mater. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas, where he was a four-year letterman in track. Prior to his appointment at NSU, Dollar was a visiting assistant professor, interim program coordinator, and internship coordinator for the sport management program at Texas A&M University, where he also received his doctorate. Dollar has taught courses in sport law, ethics and sport governance, human resource management, recreational sport management, research in sport, and, of course, has supervised more than 1,000 experiential learning experiences for his students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also possesses lifetime teaching certificates in Texas and Louisiana.
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