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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Killian, Chad M.; Graber, Kim C.; Kern, Ben D. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
The preceding chapters of this monograph have served to situate the study of physical education teacher education recruitment and retention within relevant literature and theory. This chapter outlines the sequential explanatory design methods, whereby participants in an online survey were selected using stratified random sampling to participate in…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Student Recruitment, Academic Persistence
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Ward, Philip – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Recruiting, teacher preparation, and acquiring teaching jobs can be viewed as a pipeline. The function of the pipeline is to provide competent and qualified physical education teachers to teach in our nation's schools. On the exit end of the pipeline, jobs for physical education teachers are plentiful. At the entry level to the pipeline, the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Recruitment, Physical Education Teachers, Employment
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Woods, Amelia Mays; Ayers, Suzan F. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
There are several factors that contribute to the shrinking supply of teachers. Fewer individuals are pursuing teaching as a career; in the United States, for example, teacher education enrollments plunged 35% between 2009 and 2014 (Berry & Shields, 2017). In direct relation to the decrease in students entering preservice teaching, fewer…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Supply and Demand, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Barnett, Lisa M.; Dudley, Dean A.; Telford, Richard D.; Lubans, David R.; Bryant, Anna S.; Roberts, William M.; Morgan, Philip J.; Schranz, Natasha K.; Weissenteiner, Juanita R.; Vella, Stewart A.; Salmon, Jo; Ziviani, Jenny; Okely, Anthony D.; Wainwright, Nalda; Evans, John R.; Keegan, Richard J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Assessment of physical literacy poses a dilemma of what instrument to use. There is currently no guide regarding the suitability of common assessment approaches. The purpose of this brief communication is to provide a user's guide for selecting physical literacy assessment instruments appropriate for use in school physical education and sport…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Physical Education, Test Selection
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Pot, Niek; Whitehead, Margaret E.; Durden-Myers, Elizabeth J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
This article aims to give an overview of the philosophical foundations of physical literacy (monism, existentialism, and phenomenology) and to discuss how philosophy can be operationalized in physical education practice. When translated into physical education practice, the physical literacy philosophies give credence to the view that, in schools,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Phenomenology, Physical Education
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Green, Nigel R.; Roberts, William M.; Sheehan, Dwayne; Keegan, Richard J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Physical literacy is creating significant interest worldwide due to its holistic nature and the potential it has to impact on people's lives. It is underpinning many physical education programs, coaching strategies, health initiatives, and policymakers' decisions. However, the complex philosophical and holistic nature of the concept has meant that…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Holistic Approach, Evaluation Methods, Progress Monitoring
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Li, Weidong; Xie, Xiuye; Li, Huanyu – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Guided by Situated Learning theory, the purpose of this article is to propose an extension to existing game-centered curricular models, named Situated Game Teaching through Set Plays (SGTSP). This proposed model fills in the gaps in the literature on game-centered curricular models by theorizing the concept of game scenarios/match conditions in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education, Educational Games, Models
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Papaioannou, Athanasios G. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Based on recent trends in positive psychology, on ancient Greek sport literature and particularly on Aristotle's philosophy, the holistic, harmonious and internal motivational components of excellence and their implications for students' motivation for physical activity, health and well-being are presented. While modern motivational theories and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Holistic Approach, Student Motivation, Well Being
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Gordon, Barrie; Doyle, Stephanie – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The transfer of learning from the gym to other areas of participants' lives has always been a core component of the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Model. The degree to which transfer of learning is successfully facilitated in the reality of Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Model-based teaching and coaching is, however,…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Social Responsibility, Physical Education, Athletic Coaches
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Ward, Phillip; Graber, Kim C.; van der Mars, Hans – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
Peer review is an important mechanism for advancing knowledge in a manner deemed as acceptable by the research community. It can also serve the function of providing guidance to an author(s) to improve the likelihood that manuscripts will be accepted in peer reviewed journals. There is, however, little assistance for new or existing reviewers of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Peer Evaluation, Writing for Publication, Periodicals
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Kelder, Steven H.; Karp, Grace Goc; Scruggs, Philip W.; Brown, Helen – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2014
Is there anything more important than the health, well-being and education of a nation's children? This paper takes the position that school is the most important place to educate children about health and to develop lifelong health promoting skills. We believe that health promotion programs and activities are integral to the school's…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Health Promotion, Health Programs, Comprehensive School Health Education
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Karp, Grace Goc; Scruggs, Philip W.; Brown, Helen; Kelder, Steven H. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2014
As mentioned in the introduction, Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programs and physical education teachers will need to identify and resolve the tensions of shifting from a traditional role of a self-contained physical education program to that of an expanding role of physical education that supports lifelong physical activity in…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Comprehensive School Health Education, Physical Education, Physical Activities
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Ward, Phillip; Sutherland, Sue; Woods, Marianne; Boyce, B. Ann; Karp, Grace Goc; Judd, Michael R.; Parker, Melissa; Rikard, G. Linda; Sinclair, Christina – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2011
In this paper, we situate the findings from the studies in this thematic issue within the current policy environment that influences the status, rankings, and funding contexts for doctoral programs in Physical Education Teacher Education within and across institutions. We identify common challenges that these doctoral programs are confronted with…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Education, Doctoral Programs, Status
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Light, Richard – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2008
Davis and Sumara (2003) argue that differences between commonsense assumptions about learning and those upon which constructivism rests present a significant challenge for the fostering of constructivist approaches to teaching in schools. Indeed, as Rink (2001) suggests, initiating any change process for teaching method needs to involve some…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Physical Education, Epistemology, Teaching Methods
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Lund, Jacalyn L.; Metzler, Michael W.; Gurvitch, Rachel – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2008
The purpose of this chapter is to advance the concept of pedagogical content knowledge in a manner that would better align it with the integrative type of knowledge needed by teachers at all three stages (preservice teachers, induction teachers, and cooperating teachers), allowing them to use model-based instruction (MBI) most effectively in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education, Field Experience Programs, Cooperating Teachers
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