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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 Fewster, & McCormick (2010) further stated that “approximately eight million adolescents struggled with reading” (p. 636). High School (9th to 12th Grade) Cassidy, Valadez, Garrett, & Barrera (2010) reported that adolescent literacy is a hot...
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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 teachers give students, the better choices they will make with this knowledge. Students are watching our society grow old and obese. In order for students to not suffer the same consequences of life adults are experiencing now, they must be...
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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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    • 103 Exploratory research was conducted to identify and measure the relationships between information sources, socio-cultural preferences, and travel motives on destination image and visiting intentions. An adaptation of the study conducted...
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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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    • 12 rest of their lives. When limits are given, options are taken and enjoyment limited to one area of life or fitness (Torres & Hager, 2007). Also, if we turn our PE classes into giant arenas for intense competitions, teachers leave out the major...
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    • 138 References Álvarez, L., Martín, A., and Casielles, R. (2007, May). Relationship Marketing and Information and Communication Technologies: Analysis of Retail Travel Agencies. Journal of Travel Research, 45(4), 453-463. Retrieved April 15, 2009,...
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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! 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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    • 163 References Álvarez, L., Martín, A., and Casielles, R. (2007, May). Relationship Marketing and Information and Communication Technologies: Analysis of Retail Travel Agencies. Journal of Travel Research, 45(4), 453-463. Retrieved April 15, 2009,...
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    • 17 Evidence showed, if an adolescent has a positive experience or perceived positive experience and/or they participate in a competitive sport, they are more likely to stay physically fit when they are older. This leads to the belief that...
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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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    • ! 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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    • ! 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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    • ! 23! Chapter 3 Methodology Statement of Purpose The purpose of this study is to identify the philosophies and practices of teachers in developing positive learning cultures while preparing and participating in secondary theatre competitions. The...

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