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Sentiment Analysis In Relation To Jordan’S Churches - For The Promotion Of Christian Pilgrimage And Religious Tourism In Jordan, Malek Bader 2024 Queen Rania Faculty of Tourism and Heritage, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan

Sentiment Analysis In Relation To Jordan’S Churches - For The Promotion Of Christian Pilgrimage And Religious Tourism In Jordan, Malek Bader

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Jordan has many famous tourist destinations of Christian importance, but it is unable to attract many Christian pilgrimage tourists. With churches being the epicenter for Christian pilgrimage tourists, an effort was made to understand the sentiments of the people towards the churches of Jordan. A VADER sentiment analysis was performed on 1,758 tweets after biased data removal and data pre-processing of Twitter data for one year. The results showed that 56% of people had positive sentiments, 27% had neutral sentiments, and only 17% had negative sentiments towards the churches of Jordan. The most frequently appearing words in the total word …


Hospitality Services And The Promotion Of Religious Tourism: A Study Of Redemption City, Nigeria, Elizabeth Abiola-Oke, Timileyin Osiobe 2024 Redeemer's University (RUN)

Hospitality Services And The Promotion Of Religious Tourism: A Study Of Redemption City, Nigeria, Elizabeth Abiola-Oke, Timileyin Osiobe

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Religious tourism is acknowledged as a fast-growing sector within the tourism business, and hospitality services’ role in supporting this growth is important. This study used a quantitative research design to explore the specific function that hospitality services have in promoting religious tourism. Literature study and the distribution of structured research questionnaires to Redemption Resort visitors during monthly programs were the methods adopted for the collection of data. The results show that hospitality services promote religious tourism by providing a safe and comfortable stay, planning religious activities and ceremonies, and providing regional and traditional foods. The study also discusses issues like …


Rpe-3100 Therapeutic Recreation For Individuals With Disabilities I, Mary Lou Fierle Ms. 2024 CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Rpe-3100 Therapeutic Recreation For Individuals With Disabilities I, Mary Lou Fierle Ms.

Open Educational Resources

This is the syllabus for the course RPE-3100 Therapeutic Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities I


Knock And The Door Shall Be Opened Unto You, Using Strength And Conditioning As A Tool To Open Doors For Ministry, Tim Dornemann 2024 Christian Sports Performance

Knock And The Door Shall Be Opened Unto You, Using Strength And Conditioning As A Tool To Open Doors For Ministry, Tim Dornemann

CSKLS Annual Conference

This professional presentation will discuss how the power of meeting a need can open doors for ministry. Christian Sports Performance Ministry utilizes strength and conditioning to encourage, equip, and enable athletes, coaches, and educators to create relationships through which the Gospel can be shared. In areas of the world where current conditioning methods are not commonplace, education on how to enhance physical performance can be very attractive.

In conjunction with Athletes in Action Philippines, Christian Sports Performance has successfully been using strength and conditioning to open doors for ministry since 2011. Initially, a skill-based training system was developed and used …


Mukha Bhastrika On Reaction Time In Male High School Athletes: A Pilot Study, Malachi D. Ruiz, Matthew D. Ruiz 2024 Independence High School

Mukha Bhastrika On Reaction Time In Male High School Athletes: A Pilot Study, Malachi D. Ruiz, Matthew D. Ruiz

CSKLS Annual Conference

This pilot study investigates the potential impact of yoga (Mukha Bhastrika) practice on reaction time in male high school athletes. While existing literature emphasizes the importance of reaction time in contact sports and the potential of calming exercises like yoga to reduce it, there remains a gap in the literature focusing on male high school athletes in contact sports. This pilot study utilized a randomized controlled trial with ten male high school athletes. The participants were divided into two groups: one practicing Mukha Bhastrika and the other serving as a control group which simply rested between reaction time tests. Reaction …


Immersive Training: Elevating Athlete Performance And Cognitive Focus With Vr And Eeg Integration, Calvin Lopez, Jordan Schools 2024 LeTourneau University

Immersive Training: Elevating Athlete Performance And Cognitive Focus With Vr And Eeg Integration, Calvin Lopez, Jordan Schools

CSKLS Annual Conference

The pursuit of optimal athletic performance and mental focus has long been a central focus in sports science research. In recent years, the integration of virtual reality (VR) technology has emerged as a promising avenue for enhancing athlete development. This abstract presents findings from a case study investigating the efficacy of using Meta Quest 2 VR headsets coupled with EEG headbands to track and improve focus and mental preparedness levels in athletes. The study employed a case study methodology, focusing on the use of VR technology to enhance athlete performance and mental focus. Specifically, the research aimed to assess the …


Cultivating Gratitude In Christian Sport Professionals, Julie Powell 2024 Union University

Cultivating Gratitude In Christian Sport Professionals, Julie Powell

CSKLS Annual Conference

Using the framework of the eight dimensions of wellness and the five habits of a flourishing life, this presentation will focus on how to cultivate the virtue of gratitude and thanksgiving in order to combat the undesirable vice of entitlement. This presentation will outline what gratitude is, how we express it, and how to embody it as a part of our character. Cultivating a grateful disposition can be the result of practicing spiritual disciplines and the session will brainstorm ideas of how this might look in our current profession and in our personal lives.


Tough Conversations In The Classroom, Dale Connally, David Waddell 2024 Baylor University

Tough Conversations In The Classroom, Dale Connally, David Waddell

CSKLS Annual Conference

There are quite a few topics of discussion that can be difficult within the curricula for Recreation and Leisure, Health Professions, Sport and other disciplines within CSKLS. These might include environmental stewardship, immigration, political funding for programs, LGTBQ matters, racial discrimination, and DEI. We will explore some approaches gleaned from secular pedagogy sources. We will present useful techniques for planning discussions, facilitating, and following up after discussion. We will discuss differences between teaching at a public institution and a faith-based institution. The presenters will give a couple of examples from their classes for discussion. Attendees will be encouraged to engage …


The Well-Being Of College Students Who Participate In A Regular Yoga Nidra Practice, Angie Clark 2024 Minnesota State University Moorhead

The Well-Being Of College Students Who Participate In A Regular Yoga Nidra Practice, Angie Clark

Dissertations, Theses, and Projects

College students experience significant stress, which affects their health and executive functioning. The purpose of this study was to explore if students could improve their well-being through a yoga nidra intervention. Yoga nidra is a deep relaxation practice with conscious awareness. Twelve students from a Midwestern college campus participated in a yoga nidra non-credit class. Students were expected to participate in two yoga nidra sessions per week for 50-minutes per session over the course of 12-weeks for a total of 24-yoga nidra sessions. The study was conducted through an action research qualitative study. Participants completed pre- and post-reflections on their …


Roger Williams University School Of Law 30th Annual Barrister's Ball 3-2-2024, Roger Williams University School of Law 2024 Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University School Of Law 30th Annual Barrister's Ball 3-2-2024, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

No abstract provided.


Understanding The Traditions And Experiences Of African American Hunters, Ezekiel Adesawe 2024 Clemson University

Understanding The Traditions And Experiences Of African American Hunters, Ezekiel Adesawe

All Theses

Hunting is a significant cultural, economic, and wildlife management activity in the United States. However, African Americans remain underrepresented among hunters, with limited research to understand their perspectives and experiences. Hence, this study employed an exploratory focus group method design to profile African American hunters' real and perceived experiences, traditions, and needs. The interviews were conducted with 67 African American hunters from all regions across the country. The interview data were analyzed through thematic coding to construct key themes. Key findings from this study revealed that hunting is a strong tradition within African American communities that has been passed down …


“Vacation, All I Ever Wanted?” A Qualitative Analysis Of Travel Narratives From Interabled Families, Mary Heather Johnson 2024 Abilene Christian University

“Vacation, All I Ever Wanted?” A Qualitative Analysis Of Travel Narratives From Interabled Families, Mary Heather Johnson

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The present study researched and investigated the travel narratives of 13 interabled families through qualitative research methods of thematic and contrapuntal analysis. Participants were parents who have at least one dependent with a disability in their family unit. Theories used to guide this study include narrative theory, family systems theory, and relational dialectics theory. Narrative theory laid the groundwork for understanding how stories function to communicate and construct identity. Family systems theory provided definitions and terms for how to understand dynamics within families. Relational dialectics theory guided the understanding for what tensions are at play for interabled families and how …


Close To Home, Closer To Fun: Bringing Local Customers Back To Metropolis Resort, Kate Burhop 2024 Winona State University

Close To Home, Closer To Fun: Bringing Local Customers Back To Metropolis Resort, Kate Burhop

Strategic Communication Master of Arts Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


Gstc Criteria As Self-Diagnosis Tool In The Mexican Caribbean., Pedro Moncada Dr. 2024 Universidad del Caribe

Gstc Criteria As Self-Diagnosis Tool In The Mexican Caribbean., Pedro Moncada Dr.

GSTC Academic Symposium - In conjunction with the GSTC Global Conference Sweden April 23, 2024

Case Study : Use of the GSTC Criteria as a self-diagnosis tool


Estimating Effects Of Tourism Using Multiple Data Sources: The Miranda Tool As Part Of A Spatial Decision Support System For Sustainable Destination Development, Tobias Heldt 2024 Centre for Tourism and Leisure Research- Dalarna University

Estimating Effects Of Tourism Using Multiple Data Sources: The Miranda Tool As Part Of A Spatial Decision Support System For Sustainable Destination Development, Tobias Heldt

GSTC Academic Symposium - In conjunction with the GSTC Global Conference Sweden April 23, 2024

Planning for sustainable mobility and destination development in rural areas is increasingly important when tourism grows in numbers. A key to address the challenge of transformation and adaptation of local communities to mitigate adverse effects in seasonal peak hours like traffic congestion, power failure, waste management and sewage flooding, is to properly estimate the number of visitors to a destination.

The problem of estimating tourism numbers is a known challenge since, for example, guest nights statistics are in-complete and non-commercial lodging (sharing solutions) are increasing. Recently, the promising utilization of mobile phone data has emerged as a means to estimate …


Incorporating Ai Into The Evaluation Of A Fishing Guide Business Plan, Payton J. Beyer, Joe W. Lothrop, Nicholas J. McNally, Sam W. Schultz, Sam R. Shutter, Trent B. Steuernagel 2024 Winona State University

Incorporating Ai Into The Evaluation Of A Fishing Guide Business Plan, Payton J. Beyer, Joe W. Lothrop, Nicholas J. Mcnally, Sam W. Schultz, Sam R. Shutter, Trent B. Steuernagel

Research & Creative Achievement Day

This project explores the use of AI in determining the feasibility of a small business plan for a fishing guide service in Winona, Minnesota.  Findings describe prompt curation strategies relevant for specific chapters of a business plan, as well as the potential advantages and challenges associated with utilizing AI for this purpose.  Additionally, an analysis of the Bauer Angling Business Plan and its feasibility is included.


Evaluating The Local Event Experience In Winona, Emma-Lee A. Ihrke, Mason R. Carnell, Nicholas J. McNally, Trent B. Steuernagel 2024 Winona State University

Evaluating The Local Event Experience In Winona, Emma-Lee A. Ihrke, Mason R. Carnell, Nicholas J. Mcnally, Trent B. Steuernagel

Research & Creative Achievement Day

There are numerous local events and festivals in Winona. Event organizers in Winona need to understand the event/festival experience to enhance the event/festival experience and grow further. For destination marketers in Winona, this information is crucial to attracting more visitors from outside, as local events and festivals are effective destination attractions. Collaborating with Frozen River Film Festival, RTTR370 – Festival and special event planning class will conduct research investigating the local event/festival experience in Winona as a class project. A survey including a series of questions regarding event experience was developed to collect data and will be distributed in early …


The Impacts Of Local Events On Winona, Joe W. Lothrop, Patrick Wright, Payton J. Beyer 2024 Winona State University

The Impacts Of Local Events On Winona, Joe W. Lothrop, Patrick Wright, Payton J. Beyer

Research & Creative Achievement Day

Winona has had many local events and festivals. They can secure better sponsorship and support from the local community when they generate positive impacts on the community. However, how they have contributed to the Winona community has not been investigated. Collaborating with Frozen River Film Festival, RTTR370 – Festival and special event planning class will conduct research investigating the impacts of local events/festivals on Winona as a class project. A survey including a series of questions regarding residents' perceived impacts of events/festivals on Winona and event/festival visitors' consumption behaviors was developed to collect data. The survey will be distributed in …


Relations Between Prior Racial Microaggressions, Expat Motivation, And Life Satisfaction Among African American Expat Women In Mexico, Patricia Keller 2024 University of Missouri-St. Louis

Relations Between Prior Racial Microaggressions, Expat Motivation, And Life Satisfaction Among African American Expat Women In Mexico, Patricia Keller

Dissertations

Microaggressions refer to subtle forms of racism that occur in everyday interactions, often conveying hostile or demeaning messages. These experiences can have a negative impact on the psychological well-being and life satisfaction of African Americans. However, there is a lack of research that explores the relationship between microaggressions and the life satisfaction of African American women who have relocated abroad. Additionally, little is known of the contemporary motivations for expatriation of African American women. A review of African American historical migration, study abroad participation, and tourism lays the framework for examining recent expatriation. The purpose of this study was to …


Unveiling The Power Of Tourism Research: Navigating Insights From Montana For 2024 And Beyond, Melissa Weddell, Kara Grau, Matthew Pettigrew 2024 University of Montana, Missoula

Unveiling The Power Of Tourism Research: Navigating Insights From Montana For 2024 And Beyond, Melissa Weddell, Kara Grau, Matthew Pettigrew

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

ITRR presentation from the 2024 Governor's Conference on Tourism


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