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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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Barnett, Lisa M.; Stodden, David; Cohen, Kristen E.; Smith, Jordan J.; Lubans, David Revalds; Lenoir, Matthieu; Iivonen, Susanna; Miller, Andrew D.; Laukkanen, Arto; Dudley, Dean; Lander, Natalie J.; Brown, Helen; Morgan, Philip J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Purpose: Recent international conference presentations have critiqued the promotion of fundamental movement skills (FMS) as a primary pedagogical focus. Presenters have called for a debate about the importance of, and rationale for teaching FMS, and this letter is a response to that call. The authors of this letter are academics who actively…
Descriptors: Motion, Psychomotor Skills, Literature Reviews, Skill Development
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Mahedero, Pilar; Calderón, Antonio; Arias-Estero, José Luis; Hastie, Peter A.; Guarino, Anthony J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of the paper was to examine the effects of student skill level on knowledge, decision making, skill execution and game performance in a mini-volleyball Sport Education season. Forty-eight secondary school students from two classes participated in a 12 lesson season. Knowledge, decision-making and skill execution (components of game…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Knowledge Level, Skill Development, Decision Making Skills
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Farias, Cláudio Filipe; Mesquita, Isabel Ribeiro; Hastie, Peter A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The impact of a hybrid Sport Education-Invasion Games Competence Model (IGCM) unit of instruction on students' game performance and game understanding in soccer was examined in this study. Pre- and posttest measures were collected from one fifth grade class of students (n = 24, mean age 10.3) residing in Portugal during a 17-lesson unit of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Pretests Posttests, Grade 5
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Shen, Bo; Chen, Ang – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2007
Using the model of domain learning as a theoretical framework, the study was designed to examine the extent to which learners' initial learning profiles based on previously acquired knowledge, learning strategy application, and interest-based motivation were distinctive in learning softball. Participants were 177 sixth-graders from three middle…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Middle Schools, Profiles, Learning Motivation
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Rink, Judith E.; And Others – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1996
Reviews the theoretical bases and research related to sport and game instruction and sport expertise development. Literature that informs practice on sport and game teaching stems from various perspectives, including studies using an intervention perspective in pedagogy and studies describing the development of sport expertise over time. (SM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Competence, Competency Based Education, Elementary Secondary Education