The Important thing is to Never Stop Questioning
REPATRIATION MANAGEMENT — A case study exploring the reintegration experiences of returned missionaries in the South Eastern United States.
INTERNATIONALIZATION & INDIGENIZATION — Developing an internationalization strategy that complements existing indigenization strategies at a Canadian university.
CREATIVITY IN RECREATION & TOURISM EDUCATION — Exploring the important role of creativity in higher education and how we can cultivate creativity in students and teachers.
ENDING A COURSE WELL AND WHY IT MATTERS — A paper that references Kahneman’s work on the experience/remembering selves and the peak end rule to explore the importance and development of effective end-of-course pedagogy.
REFLEXIVITY IN THE ERA OF THE UNCONSCIOUS ACTOR — A group of leisure scholars use implicit and explicit measures to reflect on their bias and explore how their implicit and explicit biases may impact their research and teaching.
STUDY ABROAD PROCESSES & OUTCOMES — A quantitative investigation of the activities and experiences that promote transformative learning during study abroad.
SOCIAL & ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES OF LIFESTYLE SPORTS — In partnership with USA Climbing, a study of the growth, opportunities, and challenges of a burgeoning lifestyle sport, its governing body, and members.
VISITOR MANAGEMENT/USAGE & CARRYING CAPACITY ESTIMATION/OVERTOURISM — Exploring how culture, urbanization, and overtourism impact perceptions of crowding, visitor experience, and social carrying capacity.
DESIGN THINKING PROGRAMS WITH WOMEN OF LIVED EXPERIENCE - A project using design thinking and visual-participatory methods to develop leisure and faith-based programs and services with women of lived experience with homelessness.