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Azzarito, Laura; Solmon, Melinda – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2009
Despite significant theoretical and practical progress over the past 20 years, the social construction of gender and its link to youths' participation in physical activity in school contexts remain critical issues that call for further socioeducational scrutiny. In this study, researchers investigated the ways students' embodiment of discursive…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Student Attitudes, Gender Differences
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Metzler, Michael – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2009
A debate over the quality of teacher education programs has been ongoing for nearly 100 years. The most current round in this debate started with "A Nation at Risk" (National Commission on Excellence in Education, 1983) and has escalated in recent years to involve an increasing number of participant-constituents, each of whom has voiced…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Physical Education, Excellence in Education, Rhetoric
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Wright, Paul M.; Burton, Suzanne – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2008
Underserved youth are at risk for numerous threats to their physical and psychological well-being. To navigate the challenges they face, they need a variety of positive life skills. This study systematically explored the implementation and short-term outcomes of a responsibility-based physical activity program that was integrated into an intact…
Descriptors: African American Students, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Social Responsibility
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Mitchell, Murray; Castelli, Darla; Strainer, Skip – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2003
Physical education as a school subject can be characterized as largely void of both consensus and accountability. Until the publication of the national content standards (NASPE, 1995) there was no explicit, shared vision regarding what is important to teach in school programs. There has been a sense that this lack of consensus somehow preserves…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Physical Education, Educational Policy
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Castelli, Darla; Rink, Judith – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2003
Despite small steps of progress, issues of legitimacy and worth are still barriers inhibiting systemic change in physical education. Even with the call for reform in physical education (Rink, 1993), few comprehensive school reform efforts have included physical education, for at least two reasons. First, physical education is not considered a core…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Teacher Surveys, State Standards, Educational Change
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Williams, Lori; Rink, Judith – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2003
The new emphasis on performance-based assessment holds much promise for assessment in physical education, particularly for the assessment of motor skills. Physical educators want to know if students can perform motor skills and use those motor skills in game and activity settings. However, the viability of performance-based assessment as a formal…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Data Collection, Scoring, Psychomotor Skills
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Rink, Judith; Stewart, Susan – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2003
The purpose of this chapter is to synthesize the results of the studies presented in this monograph and to discuss the implications of those results. The chapter is divided into four sections. In the first section state level assessment as a reform mechanism for high school physical education is discussed in terms of the South Carolina experience.…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Physical Education, Student Evaluation, High Schools