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    • ! 1! Chapter 1 Introduction Context of the Problem Alfie Kohn’s book, No Contest: The Case against Competition, has served as the definitive critique against competition in education. Kohn posits that competition is the reason schools are in...
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    • 10 Literature Review A Time for Change Change will, and must happen. It is in the best interest of organizations to pursue continuous change and proactively design strategies for change. Organizational change takes both planning and management...
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    • ! 10! drives, and essay contests. Black lists the consequences of competition, framing her argument with Kohn’s arguments: Competition does not motivate students to do their best; Competition does not build students’ character or self-esteem;...
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    • 105 There are several important factors to consider when promoting a destination image. For example, when an image is projected by the local tourism industry it should be anchored to some extent on a true destination identity. This strategy...
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    • 11 & Solomon, 2006). There are many parents that feel competition in PE and lower grades of elementary needs to be eliminated altogether to foster feelings of comfort and safety so more students will participate and have a positive...
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    • 11 class discussion, they still preferred a lecture format. These researchers suggest that students still believe more knowledge will be gained by the “sage” presenting information than through other, peer-collaborative, activities. If teachers...
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    • 11 In the increasing globalization of our world, organizational environments are constantly under rapid change and unpredictability. Globalization has increased competition, technological development and customer demand. Organizations must maintain...
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    • 14 Gresham’s study illustrates that even students with significantly high levels of math anxiety can improve their attitudes toward math when the right treatment is utilized. Other treatments include a self-paced program (Gresham, 2007), graphic...
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    • ! 14! Staw and Calder’s (Staw and Calder, 1980) study of Intrinsic motivation and norms about payment sought to learn if certain circumstances inhibit the effect of extrinsic rewards. Previous studies had determined that under certain...
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    • ! 15! therefore (3) subverts efforts to teach children to accept competition as unavoidable and desirable” (Kohn, 1998, pgs. 51 – 56). Roger Johnson and David Johnson have conducted numerous studies on cooperative learning within the classroom. In...
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    • 16 these ages to show what negative effects may be in the future if changes are not made by eighth grade PE. At age seven, girls are outspoken and not afraid to debate. Girls at ten to eleven become a little less willing to reveal their opinions...
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    • ! 16! interpreting this result it is important to keep in mind that competition was structured in a more constructive way than is found in the usual classroom. Students were divided into triads to maximize the number of winners, triads were...
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    • ! 17! Individuation (TAI) and Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition (CIRC). Learning Together promoted the greatest impact followed Student-Team-Achievement and Teams-Games-Tournament (Johnson, Johnson and Stanne, 2000). The researcher...
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    • ! 18! Shields and Bredemeier (2010) examine the effect of Kohn’s theories and competition on education and offer an alternative definition to competition. They affirmed the anecdotal and scientific evidence of the harms of competition, but...
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    • 19 for longer challenging texts. In contrast, extrinsic motivation referred to grades or competition reasons for reading. (Guthrie, et al, 2006, p. 91). Intrinsic motivators also include a sense of accomplishment and self-pride....
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    • ! 19! is valued as an opportunity to claim supremacy, if it is a salve for an insecure ego, then the desire to win will likely lead to ethical lapses” (Shields and Bredemeir, 2010). David Shields shared these concepts of re-claiming the true...
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    • ! 2! a focus on “selecting pieces to win and not for the good of theatre” (Criman. 2015). The Utah Shakespeare Festival (USF) and Southern Utah University have sponsored a Shakespeare Competition since 1977 that hosts over 2,800 students annually...
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    • ! 20! Matt Richtel, writer for the New York Times, shared competing views on competition in his column. He cites an American Psychological Association publication, the Psychological Bulletin, which compares hundreds of research papers on the...
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    • ! 21! what we undertake and (3) feel autonomous in our actions. The researchers specify that autonomy doesn’t necessarily mean independence, an athlete can allow a coach to make decisions for them but the athlete chooses to follow those choices....
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    • ! 22! educational culture. Studies on the positive and negative effects of competition are divided. Studies on cooperative learning have proven that cooperative learning is more effective within a classroom but when combined with competition both...

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