Professional development is a critical component of academia and should support the institution’s vision, mission, and organizational goals (Lee & Briggs, 2020; 2021). The amount and type of professional development should be congruent with institutional expectations (COSMA, 2016), according to how faculty are to be evaluated, tenured, and promoted. When emphasizing professional development that integrates one’s faith, there are unique prospects to embody a Christian ethos. Hence, this article concentrates on professional development opportunities at faith-based institutions, notably Christian faculty members in the academic disciplines of Christian Society for Kinesiology, Leisure & Sport Studies (CSKLS). Using the specific emphasis on the academic field of Sport Management, detailed nuances and exemplar applications of professional development are provided using Boyer’s Scholarly domains as a framework.
Lee, Jason W.; Kane, Jennifer J.; and Briggs, Jeffrey P.
"Professional Development and Faith Integration in Sport Management Education,"
Journal of the Christian Society for Kinesiology, Leisure and Sports Studies: Vol. 7
, Article 1.
Available at: https://trace.tennessee.edu/jcskls/vol7/iss2/1