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Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles, Gabriel Leiner 2015 Univeristy of Southern California

Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles, Gabriel Leiner

Gabriel Leiner

Identifying a suitable parcel for a large scale professional football stadium in the greater Los Angeles, CA area, which does not conflict with current uses, environmental protection codes, or airspace rights, and also has adequate transportation access and nearby populated neighborhoods.


Marital Leisure Satisfaction: Investigating Comparative Skill Levels Within Marital Leisure Activities, Benjamin Dayley 2015 Brigham Young University

Marital Leisure Satisfaction: Investigating Comparative Skill Levels Within Marital Leisure Activities, Benjamin Dayley

All Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to investigate if and how comparative skill levels within marital leisure activities relate to marital satisfaction, and if gender or activity type affects that relationship, and if Flow theory could help explain a potential correlation of these leisure activity contexts. Specifically, this study examined three different comparative skill differences and similarities of couples engaging in leisure activities in three different types of leisure activities as factors in marital leisure satisfaction and ultimately Satisfaction With Married Life (SWML). Their gender and the skill-gender interactions were also included in the analysis. This study followed up on ...


Προσομοιωτικά Παίγνια Αθλητικού Μάνατζμεντ, Yanni D. Afthinos, Zach Kiaffas 2015 University of Athens

Προσομοιωτικά Παίγνια Αθλητικού Μάνατζμεντ, Yanni D. Afthinos, Zach Kiaffas

Yanni D Afthinos

Στην εκπαίδευση του 19ουαιώνα επικρατεί η «μάθηση γνωρίζοντας», που πραγματοποιείται με διαλέξεις, βιβλία, φίλμς (βίντεο-εικόνες). Στον 21ο αιώνα η εκπαίδευση και η διδασκαλία απαιτεί ευθυκρισία και απόκτηση δεξιοτήτων άρα «μάθηση κάνοντας» (Sandler στον Aldrich 2009, p.xxi) η οποία πρέπει να περιλαμβάνει νέα, εξελιγμένα, πιο αποτελεσματικά μέσα μεταφοράς της πληροφορίας, με στοιχεία που προσομοιάζουν την εργασιακή πραγματικότητα. Πλέον μεγάλοι σημαντικοί οργανισμοί όπως οι ένοπλες δυνάμεις, τα σώματα ασφαλείας, η αεροναυπηγική κ.ά., σε δυτικές χώρες περιλαμβάνουν τα παίγνια και τις προσομοιώσεις ως απαραίτητο μέσο στην εκπαίδευση των στελεχών τους, ιδιαίτερα σε καταστάσεις με επικινδυνότητα (Κιάφφας & Αυθίνος, 2013), αλλά και πολλά ...


Free To Play: Mobile Gaming And The Precipitous Rise Of Freemium, Craig Heier 2015 St. John Fisher College

Free To Play: Mobile Gaming And The Precipitous Rise Of Freemium, Craig Heier

Undergraduate Review: A Journal of Undergraduate Student Research

With the abundance of games that enter the App Store marketplace, developers struggle to compete for the user’s attention and potential download. Unlike traditional console-games, mobile-based consumers tend to be more apprehensive towards purchasing an app or a game if they are unable to trial it beforehand. These factors have contributed to the freemium business model becoming the face of the mobile gaming industry.


Sustainable Promotion In Hospitality, Anette Isabella Nilsen 2015 Pace University

Sustainable Promotion In Hospitality, Anette Isabella Nilsen

Honors College Theses

With the ever-increasing need to reduce our carbon foot print, the necessity to innovate for a more sustainable future has become the responsibility of both individuals and corporations. Sustainable development, which is development that “meets our needs today, without compromising the ability meet the needs of future generations” was first brought to light at the Earth Summit in 1987 (Bärlund, n.d.). With the growing numbers of travelers world wide, the hospitality industry was aware that environmental changes and pollution could potentially paralyze their industry and they became among the first to adopt more sustainable practices in their hotels and ...


Life Cycle Assessment (Lca) Of Tourism Activities, Kayla Santello 2015 University of New Hampshire

Life Cycle Assessment (Lca) Of Tourism Activities, Kayla Santello

Honors Theses

Abstract— Tourism, like other developed industries is a commerce that requires energy inputs and yields outputs with significant effects on the environment. However a comprehensive study examining the life cycle impact associated with each tourism component including transportation, accommodation, food services, and recreation is still lacking. Therefore a search of previous tourism life cycle studies was carried out and ten studies were further investigated. Indicators, assessment approaches, and system boundaries of these previous studies were assessed. Then the outcomes were normalized and compared in order to obtain ranges for the four components of tourism. It was found that energy intensity ...


Managing The Wilderness Experience At Olympic National Park: A Study Of Day And Overnight Visitors, Warren Vinson Pierce, III. 2015 University of Vermont

Managing The Wilderness Experience At Olympic National Park: A Study Of Day And Overnight Visitors, Warren Vinson Pierce, Iii.

Graduate College Dissertations and Theses

As the United States becomes increasingly urbanized, the importance of federally designated wilderness areas as places of reflection and refuge from city life becomes even more apparent. These wilderness areas provide visitors with opportunities for solitude, recreation, and connecting with nature. Wilderness has long been important to American society, influencing the likes of John Muir, Theodore Roosevelt, and Henry David Thoreau. With the passage of the Wilderness Act of 1964, the assurance that these areas would remain protected in perpetuity for the enjoyment of the American people was enshrined into law. While these wilderness areas remain protected by Federal law ...


Leisure Defined By Free Choice: Ugandan Women's Perceptions Of Leisure, Emilie Adams 2014 Brigham Young University - Provo

Leisure Defined By Free Choice: Ugandan Women's Perceptions Of Leisure, Emilie Adams

All Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to explore the meaning of leisure among women in the developing East African nation of Uganda. In this study, I evaluated the leisure experiences of 38 Ugandan women of various backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses through semi-structured interviews. I analyzed the data using the constant comparative method. Themes for the meaning of leisure include fortifying leisure, enjoyment, and rest and relaxation. Results point to free choice as the core variable. Finally, I discuss the implications and suggestions for future research.


Promo Paket Wisata Pulau Seribu, wijayatama pulau seribu wisata 2014 wijayatama wisata

Promo Paket Wisata Pulau Seribu, Wijayatama Pulau Seribu Wisata

wijayatama pulau seribu wisata

WISATA KE PULAU SERIBU, diantaranya: Jarak tempuh 30 menit Wisata Ke Pulau Seribu – pulau Ayer Wisata ke pulau seribu – pulau Bidadari Jarak tempuh 90 menit Wisata pulau seribu – Pulau Putri Wisata Pulau Seribu – Pulau Sepa Wisata Pulau Seribu – Pulau Kotok Wisata Pulau Seribu – Pulau Pelangi wisata Pulau Seribu- Pulau Pantara Wisata ke pulau seribu merupakan tempat wisata yang cukup menyenangkan dan harga terjangkau. Tiap pulau mempunyai fasilitas dan harga yang berbeda, sehingga para tamu bisa menyesuaikan budget untuk wisata ke pulau seribu. Fasilitas pulau terdapat: Penginapan / cottage Water sport ( jetsky, banana boat, canoe, water bee) Restoran Ruang Meeting Kolam renang ...


Unintended De-Marketing Manages Visitor Demand In Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Shelley Burgin, Nigel Hardiman 2014 Bond University

Unintended De-Marketing Manages Visitor Demand In Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Shelley Burgin, Nigel Hardiman

Faculty of Society and Design Publications

Kotler and Levy (1971, p.76) introduced the term ‘de-marketing’, defined as ‘that aspect of marketing that deals with discouraging customers in general or a certain class of customers in particular on either a temporary or permanent basis’. Subsequently, Groff (1998) interpreted the concept in the context of parks and recreation administration. Recently, Armstrong and Kern (2011) used the concept to underpin their investigation of visitor demand management within the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area (GBMWHA), Australia. We supported the findings of these researchers, and offer additional examples of de-marketing in this protected area.


Maintaining Competitive Tourism Advantage With Reference To The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Shelley Burgin, Nigel Hardiman 2014 Bond University

Maintaining Competitive Tourism Advantage With Reference To The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Shelley Burgin, Nigel Hardiman

Faculty of Society and Design Publications

Business literature is replete with examples of industries that failed to adapt to emerging trends and lost competitive advantage (see Levitt, 1975 - historical examples). To maximise opportunities, industries must identify sources of competitive advantage, and adapt. Tourism (including recreation) is particularly vulnerable to a diversity of external forces that threaten competitiveness (climatic variability/change, residents’ attitudes, terrorism/crime).


Las Vegas Versus Macao As Diversified Travel Destinations, Carlos Siu Lam, John Crossley 2014 Gaming Teaching and Research Centre, Macao Polytechnic Institute

Las Vegas Versus Macao As Diversified Travel Destinations, Carlos Siu Lam, John Crossley

Journal of Tourism Insights

Events and festivals can help attract people to a destination, and this study was to examine how events and festivals can build and diversify tourism. With their programs of pleasurable activities and entertainment, events and festivals have a historical trajectory of delivering development outcomes such as economic restructuring and tourism revenue generation. In addition, events and festivals can provide an opportunity for a leisure, social, or cultural experience that is outside the normal range of visitors’ choices. Furthermore, events and festivals can raise market awareness and boost the local economy.

Based on secondary data from books, research papers, and websites ...


Examining Academic Performance Of Polynesian Student-Athletes Using The Theory Of Planned Behavior, Sierra Terina Keung 2014 Brigham Young University - Provo

Examining Academic Performance Of Polynesian Student-Athletes Using The Theory Of Planned Behavior, Sierra Terina Keung

All Theses and Dissertations

This study used Ajzen's (1991) Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to explore Polynesian student-athletes' motivation to improve academic performance (AP), while participating in Division I (D1) college football. Specifically, this study examined how attitude, subjective norms and perceived behavioral control influence motivation to achieve a higher GPA. Furthermore, ethnic identity, family obligation and cultural values were examined as potential contributors to subjective norms. The sample consisted of 70 Polynesian football student-athletes at 10 U.S. D1 universities. A modified TPB questionnaire was used to assess the TPB variables (attitude, subjective norms, and perceived behavioral control) as contributors to Polynesian ...


Do I Date My Dance Partner: An Examination Of Marital Satisfaction Among Serious Leisure Participants In Partner Dancing, Sara Alexandra Hyde 2014 Brigham Young University - Provo

Do I Date My Dance Partner: An Examination Of Marital Satisfaction Among Serious Leisure Participants In Partner Dancing, Sara Alexandra Hyde

All Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to compare marital satisfaction among serious leisure participants in partner dancing and their spouses based on their participation patterns in dance (both dancers or only one dancer), with covariates of spousal support, satisfaction with leisure, and leisure-family conflict. This study not only found a significant relationship between marital satisfaction and participation patterns for dancers (participating together β =.2125), but the averages for joint and individual participation patterns fell on either side of the non-distressed versus distressed cut-off score for marital satisfaction, suggesting that participation in a serious leisure activity, like partner dancing, without your ...


Sustainability: An Examination Of Trends In The Floral Industry, Emily Gaul 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Sustainability: An Examination Of Trends In The Floral Industry, Emily Gaul

Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration

Sustainability in the floral industry is a constantly changing subject. As more products are created for florists to use in their designs, sustainability will evolve and be redefined. The purpose of this study was to examine the sustainable trends in growing, designing, and marketing within the floral industry. As seen in the companies analyzed, each business plan constitutes a different set of practices that are utilized for the benefit of that company. An applied best practices analysis was conducted on the floral industry’s trends in sustainability. In the floral industry, businesses are shifting away from importing and focusing on ...


Golf Tourists At Two Courses In Las Vegas: A Demographic Profile, Brian Milford Jones 2014 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Golf Tourists At Two Courses In Las Vegas: A Demographic Profile, Brian Milford Jones

UNLV Theses/Dissertations/Professional Papers/Capstones

This study focuses on the motivations and practices of tourist golfers at two Las Vegas, Nevada area golf courses: Rhodes Ranch Golf Club and Tuscany Golf Club.

Data was collected from tourist golfers at these two results and they report the amounts of money spent on golf, the motivations to visit Las Vegas for golf the amounts of money normally spent to play golf at home. The study also provides evidence regarding other activities of these golf tourists while in Las Vegas, including where they stayed and courses played. This is an exploratory study. However, results show that further research ...


An Integrated Marketing Communications Campaign For The Lincoln Saltdogs, Silver Lining Advertising Agency, Nicole Bormann, Annie Pigaga, Michaela Ostronic, Shelby Hinze, Miranda Milovich, Kayla Van Wie 2014 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

An Integrated Marketing Communications Campaign For The Lincoln Saltdogs, Silver Lining Advertising Agency, Nicole Bormann, Annie Pigaga, Michaela Ostronic, Shelby Hinze, Miranda Milovich, Kayla Van Wie

Student Advertising Projects - College of Journalism & Mass Communication

Campaign Challenge To develop a campaign focused on increasing attendance at Saltdogs games while promoting an affordable and engaging form of entertainment for the Lincoln community.

Target Audiences The campaign's primary target markets are adults living in Lincoln with at least one child, possibly more, living at home.

Budget The campaign's budget is $50,000.

Objectives The objectives of the campaign are to increase attendance at home Saltdogs games and to promote the Saltdogs in the Lincoln community.

Creative Strategy The creative strategy for the campaign revolves around the theme, "Join the pack. Pack the park. Creative elements ...


An Integrated Marketing Communications Plan For The Lincoln Saltdogs, Jayus Advertising and Public Relations, Jessica Robertson, Lindsey Lehms, Mel Mitchell, Becca Rose, Laura Dennis, Nate Gran 2014 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

An Integrated Marketing Communications Plan For The Lincoln Saltdogs, Jayus Advertising And Public Relations, Jessica Robertson, Lindsey Lehms, Mel Mitchell, Becca Rose, Laura Dennis, Nate Gran

Student Advertising Projects - College of Journalism & Mass Communication

Research: Our research upheld that the Lincoln Salt dog's baseball game is a well-known and popular summer activity for adults and their young children. Saltdogs games are generally well attended, but certain aspects of the experience are disliked such as the cost of concessions.

Audience: This campaign targets adults 35+, primarily those with young families who are homeowners and live/work in the Lincoln area.

Objective: The primary goal of this campaign is to increase game attendance by 10% and to make the community more aware of new and existing promotions.

Budget: The budget constraints we operated under were ...


Marketing Athletic Clubs, Recreation Centers And Country Clubs: Recruiting And Retaining Members Using Psychodemographics, Oscar T. McKnight, Ronald Paugh, Jordan McKnight, Lily Zuccaro, Gina Tornabene 2014 Ashland University

Marketing Athletic Clubs, Recreation Centers And Country Clubs: Recruiting And Retaining Members Using Psychodemographics, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh, Jordan Mcknight, Lily Zuccaro, Gina Tornabene

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

Membership recruitment and retention is critical to fitness facilities managers and often the primacy of product and service offerings is overemphasized. This research indicates that consumer psychodemographics are more important in determining membership. A 'SIT-UPS' routine is offered to assist managers in marketing and membership initiatives.


Study Abroad As A Transformative Experience: Measuring Transformative Learning Phases And Outcomes, Garrett Anderson Stone 2014 Brigham Young University - Provo

Study Abroad As A Transformative Experience: Measuring Transformative Learning Phases And Outcomes, Garrett Anderson Stone

All Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to verify Mezirow's (1978) Transformative Learning Theory as a model to explain how study abroad participation facilitates efforts to internationalize students in higher education. Specifically this study used block-entry, logistic and linear regression models to explore the relationship between transformative learning processes and study abroad outcomes. Data were collected from business students (N =107) at Brigham Young University using a retrospective pretest method. Findings indicated transformative learning was occurring in short term study abroad settings and transformative learning phases were related to increases in Intercultural Competence. These findings were consistent between year cohorts ...


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