You will be given a seminal article pertaining to the material you are learning in the course. These articles have been carefully chosen to represent solid, peer-reviewed work by top scholars in the field of Sport Management. In some cases, these articles will offer counterpoints to what you have read in the textbook for the course. The purpose of this is to get you to actually thinkcritically about the issues discussed in this course as opposed to simply following what a textbook tells you.
You are to carefully read the article and write a 2-3 page reflection paper in which you examine the issue(s) involved and relate it to the material presented in the textbook as well as your own personal experiences in sport, whether as a fan, athlete, coach, administrator, parent, etc. This paper should contain your thoughts on the issue(s) but must also demonstrate critical thinking and not merely opinion. Try to go beyond simple fandom and explain why these issue(s) are important for the wider field of Sport Management. Â Â Â