Coaching the Mind

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Bradley Bethel's commentary on UNC athletics and related issues

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The Wainstein Report and the (Anti-) Athletics Reform Group

[...] toward Clark. In the Wainstein Report released two weeks ago, Clark's knowledge of the paper classes is confirmed: Clark was aware of the AFAM paper classes at the time that they were offered; [...]

The Education of Bradley Bethel: On the Challenges of Speaking Truth in a Media-...

[...] and Athletics department during the years Julius Nyang'oro conducted his infamous "paper classes." While I remained publicly reticent, waiting in vain for an administrator from Arts & [...]

Steering the Narrative (Part 2): Mary Willingham's and Michael McAdoo's Overlapp...

[...] his experience of being “steered” to the AFAM major and the substandard AFRI and AFAM “paper classes.” Not a single interviewer, however, has ever posed to McAdoo any challenging questions to [...]

The UNC Scandal: By the Numbers

[...] wrote to Stripling, Counselors in Academic Support did not feel obligated to report the "paper classes" because the counselors understood that the paper classes were widely known on campus. [...]

The UNC Media Scandal: “Whatever,” Rosa and Bill

[...] false claims. The local and national media ignored that moral responsibility with respect to Mary Willingham; and in their attempts to scandalize UNC, they scandalized themselves. The media scandal [...]

The Truth is Not in the Transcripts: Refuting Willingham, McCants, and Kane

[...] at UNC. McCants asserted that the truth is in the transcripts, a mantra traced back to Mary Willingham. N&O reporter Dan Kane supports both Willingham and McCants. As a discredited public [...]

Steering the Narrative (Part 1): Mary Willingham's Original and Contradicting Cl...

[...] or provided rich explanations from sources. In short, beginning with Kane's reporting on Mary Willingham's original and contradicting claims, I will demonstrate that Kane and the N&O have not [...]

How Will Dan Kane Report Our Conversation?

[...] Late this afternoon I got an email from Dan Kane asking if he could talk with me about Mary Willingham's research application. So I called him. Through the course of our conversation, we covered [...]

The Perilous Journey to Mount Fame: Competing Approaches to College Athletics Re...

[...] his professional life.” In other words, Smith believes I am merely an apologist for college athletics. Clearly, however, Smith is a selective reader. To conclude my April 1 essay about Smith& [...]

Measuring Success in College Athletics

[...] 2012 NCAA Tournament AGG was -25.3. So what do we do with this information? Do we conclude college athletics is a failure? A scam? Is Nocera right? Is the term student-athlete a blatant example of [...]

We Have Our Own Party: Declining Paper Class Inc.’s Invitation

[...] ” her thesis is a thin synthesis of research and anecdotes linked together to criticize college athletics, but it offers no suggestions on how to provide student-athletes with a real education [...]

Balancing Academics and Athletics

[...] balance between academics and athletics. In the wake of the UNC scandals, stakeholders in college athletics and higher education across the country should be asking how to determine whether a [...]

My Experience as a UNC Learning Specialist

[...] weather in North Carolina, I saw the position as an opportunity to contribute to an academic support program in the process of rebuilding. I saw it as a new challenge, and so I applied for the [...]

Silent Dishonesty: Distinguished Professor Withholds Truth About Research on Ath...

[...] point because Smith has directed all his criticism at the athletics department and the academic support program, ignoring the fact that all of the academically underprepared athletes who have been [...]

SATA-gate: How One Woman’s Inflated Statistics and Embellished Recollections Mad...

[...] Willingham reported. Yet her anecdotal claims and recollections of her experience in the Academic Support Program are also dubious. As I explained in my essay “Truth and Literacy at UNC,” [...]

My Job Is to Educate, Not to Cheer

[...] admissions decisions regarding specially admitted student-athletes. Although we in the Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes are capable of supporting many student-athletes who are not as [...]

Truth and Literacy at UNC

[...] “technicality.” The question is whether Willingham accurately completed the research application for the Office of Human Research Ethics, indicating she would be accessing students’ [...]

What Is Missing from Paper Class Inc.?

[...] university research office states she claimed on her research application. Though Willingham audaciously accused the university of conspiring against her, she has [...]

Jay Smith Makes Accusation of Mental Instability

[...] . How dare you. My first response was via email. I wrote, Jay, unless you can show the research application, nothing you say is relevant. So I'll tell you this: If you publish the research [...]

A Fool's Argument: Jay Smith's Poor Defense of Willingham's Research

[...] sophistry. Smith’s latest, of course, is an attempt to defend Willingham after her research application became available through public records requests and revealed she has misrepresented the [...]

Mary Willingham's Brilliantly Unethical Tweet

[...] ). In a previous blog entry, I questioned whether Willingham violated FERPA when she accessed football players' records to report aggregate grades for a "cohort" of 17 football players who [...]

Research Methods Matter for Study of UNC Athletes' Reading Levels

[...] the data. She claimed 70% of her sample, which consisted of mostly men's basketball and football players, read below a high school level. Based on my experience, I would not be surprised if the [...]

Writing with Integrity: A Free Lesson for Dan Kane and Andrew Carter

[...] filed police report, complied with federal law in response to alleged altercation between football players By Bradley Bethel | CoachingTheMind@gmail.com | September 11, 2014 Records show that UNC [...]

Steering the Narrative (Part 3): The Martin Report

[...] &O's news reports) were their only source of information. Additionally, the percentage of football players majoring in AFRI or AFAM between 2001 - 2010 never exceeded 13%. Furthermore, only three [...]

Wainstein's Impressions and Lessons from Serial

[...] Black Hole at UNC Kenneth Wainstein, however, did not record his interviews with the former academic counselors he accused of knowingly participating in academic fraud at UNC. Last February, when UNC [...]

Taking Coaching the Mind to Film

[...] , I know they will be supported well. They have always been supported well by the dedicated academic counselors in the Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes. Those counselors are why the term [...]

Steering the Narrative (Part 2): Mary Willingham's and Michael McAdoo's Overlapp...

[...] Real Sports episode. Specifically, Kane could have asked McAdoo why he again alleged that academic counselors compelled him to major in AFAM, though his major was actually EXSS. Likewise, Kane could [...]

The Education of Bradley Bethel: On the Challenges of Speaking Truth in a Media-...

[...] , if any, choice in their course selection. He refused to accept my explanation that the academic counselors presented each athlete with course options and then helped the athlete make choices [...]

Developing Self-Regulated Learners

[...] and what research indicates about their effectiveness. Last, we present methods academic support staff can use to help students choose appropriate learning techniques and thereby improve as [...]

The Truth is Not in the Transcripts: Refuting Willingham, McCants, and Kane

[...] the Lines for a second time, to defend allegations he made against his former teammates, academic support staff, and coaches at UNC. McCants asserted that the truth is in the transcripts, a mantra [...]

We Have Our Own Party: Declining Paper Class Inc.’s Invitation

[...] . Over the past two years, Willingham has made multiple, damning allegations against academic support staff and the Athletics Department, without any evidence corroborating those allegations. Her [...]

Steering the Narrative (Part 1): Mary Willingham's Original and Contradicting Cl...

[...] . Thus, we are left with multiple questions. What did the numerous members of the academic support staff know was wrong? How did Willingham know those staff members knew what was going on was [...]

Mary Willingham's "Literacy before Legacy" Campaign

[...] to direct a literacy program for athletes because she (1) lacks sufficient knowledge of educational assessment but presents herself to national media outlets as an expert, (2) violates basic research [...]

Emails Demonstrate Mary Willingham Resisted UNC's Attempts to Examine Her Resear...

[...] the 50% range has not been examined thoroughly. As a learning specialist familiar with educational assessment, I do not even need Willingham's data to identify egregious errors in that claim. First, [...]

Please Proceed, Dr. Cramer

[...] of CVs, Cramer himself appears far more qualified than me to make statements about educational assessment and evaluation. He earned his bachelor's degree from MIT, one of the most rigorous [...]

Even Scholars Can Demonstrate Confirmation Bias

[...] tiring of the sly, though fallacious, deductions. One not acquainted with the jargon of educational assessment may be snookered by his contentions, but I am a more knowledgeable reader than most, as [...]

Notes of Clarification on Recent N&O Article

[...] After temporarily taking down my posts regarding the controversies surrounding UNC athletics, I have decided to re-post because I want to make sure any future reporting on my [...]

Emails Reveal Disputes Between Jay Smith and Other Faculty Members

[...] at a Faculty Executive Committee meeting. Moreover, Smith's "personal opinions" on UNC athletics have manifested in a book, which, we can presume, he will include on his CV and for his next [...]

The Perils of Publicity, Indeed

[...] Wolf was being petty. Unfortunately, Smith's bitterness against all who are associated with UNC athletics seems to be without limit. @BethelLearning @ProfessrWolf If phrase was in your mind because [...]

We Have Our Own Party: Declining Paper Class Inc.’s Invitation

[...] discussions surrounding the campaign of defamation she and Smith have been waging against UNC athletics. Over the past two years, Willingham has made multiple, damning allegations against academic [...]

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The Wainstein Report and the (Anti-) Athletics Reform Group

[...] toward Clark. In the Wainstein Report released two weeks ago, Clark's knowledge of the paper classes is confirmed: Clark was aware of the AFAM paper classes at the time that they were offered; [...]

The Education of Bradley Bethel: On the Challenges of Speaking Truth in a Media-...

[...] and Athletics department during the years Julius Nyang'oro conducted his infamous "paper classes." While I remained publicly reticent, waiting in vain for an administrator from Arts & [...]

Steering the Narrative (Part 2): Mary Willingham's and Michael McAdoo's Overlapp...

[...] his experience of being “steered” to the AFAM major and the substandard AFRI and AFAM “paper classes.” Not a single interviewer, however, has ever posed to McAdoo any challenging questions to [...]

The UNC Scandal: By the Numbers

[...] wrote to Stripling, Counselors in Academic Support did not feel obligated to report the "paper classes" because the counselors understood that the paper classes were widely known on campus. [...]

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