Title

Seeing is Believing: Using Film for Teaching Issues of Diversity in Sport

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-2009

Department

Human Performance and Recreation

Abstract

Given that both classrooms and respective industry workforces are made up of heterogeneous groups of individuals, sport academics must make purposeful efforts to teach aspects of diversity. Film provides a valuable media form that can positively contribute to the teaching concepts of diversity. Educators may find that film implementation aids in facilitating student learning and knowledge retention. Film provides the opportunity for students to reflect upon relevant issues. This paper previews the potential of film as a scholarly resource for teaching diversity concepts in higher education sport academia, and provides insights and suggestions for effective implementation.

Publication Title

Journal of Hospitality Leisure Sport & Tourism Education

Volume

8

Issue

1

First Page

97

Last Page

107