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Escartí, Amparo; Liops-Goig, Ramon; Wright, Paul M. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: The Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model was developed to foster responsibility and teach life skills that transfer to various settings. The purpose of this study was to assess the implementation fidelity of a school-based TPSR program in physical education and other subject areas. Method: Systematic observation was…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Social Responsibility, Social Development, Skill Development
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Wahl-Alexander, Zachary; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: To examine the influence of negotiations between students and graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) on GTAs' instruction within university physical activity classes. Method: Participants were 10 GTAs working in one university. Data collection and analysis were guided by constructs from the classroom ecology paradigm. Data collection…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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Baek, Jun-Hyung; Jones, Emily; Bulger, Sean; Taliaferro, Andrea – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine in-service physical education teachers' perceptions of and perceived value of technology-related learning across three formal training experiences (pre-service education, in-service continuing professional development, and graduate education). Methods: Twelve teachers enrolled in a graduate-level…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Observation, Semi Structured Interviews, Teacher Attitudes
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Fernandez-Rio, Javier; Menendez-Santurio, Jose Ignacio – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess students and teachers' perceptions concerning their participation in an educational kickboxing learning unit based on a hybridization of two pedagogical models: Sport Education and Teaching for Personal and Social Responsibility. Method: Seventy-one students and three physical education teachers…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Physical Education, Teaching Methods
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Valley, Julia A.; Graber, Kim C. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: This study examined physical education teachers' awareness of gender equitable practices as well as the language and behaviors they employed in the physical education environment. The purpose of the study was to determine (a) what teachers know about gender equitable practices, (b) what types of gender bias are demonstrated, and (c) how…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Gender Bias, Physical Education Teachers, Sex Fairness
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Ensign, Julene; Woods, Amelia Mays; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: This study evaluated the teaching effectiveness of six first-year physical educators, three Southwestern and three Midwestern graduates, employing different curricular approaches. Method: Utilizing surveys, interviews, questionnaires, and systematic observations, data were analyzed through a framework of seven essential teaching tasks…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Faculty Development, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness
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Hemphill, Michael A.; Richards, K. Andrew R. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine youth development outcomes in an Urban Squash program. Methods: A mixed method approach to was employed to address three research questions: 1) to what extent did the Urban Squash program exhibit features of a quality OST program?; 2) what aspects of the Urban Squash program were most valued by…
Descriptors: Racquet Sports, Urban Youth, Urban Programs, After School Programs
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Hodges, Michael G.; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; van der Mars, Hans; Lee, Chong – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine students' health-related fitness knowledge (HRFK) and physical activity levels after the implementation of a series of fitness lessons segments called Knowledge in Action (KIA). KIA aims to teach health-related fitness knowledge (HRFK) during short episodes of the physical education lesson. Teacher…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Physical Fitness, Physical Education, Intervention
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Stylianou, Michalis; Kloeppel, Tiffany; Kulinna, Pamela; van der Mars, Han – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Background: This study was informed by the bodies of literature emphasizing the role of physical education in promoting physical activity (PA) and addressing teacher fidelity to curricular models. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare student PA levels, lesson context, and teacher PA promotion behavior among classes where teachers were…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education Teachers, Grade 4
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Eberline, Andrew D.; Padaruth, Sookhenlall; Templin, Thomas J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
Service-learning has become a popular pedagogical tool to promote academic and civic learning. One form of service-learning provides physical activity for underrepresented community groups, including children with disabilities. Using experiential learning theory, the purpose of this descriptive case study was to evaluate college students'…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Physical Activities, Disabilities, Service Learning
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Wright, Steven; Grenier, Michelle A.; Channell, Kathy – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of this descriptive study was to analyze university supervision from the perspective of student teachers (STs), and to examine postlesson conference discourse between STs and university supervisors (USs) to determine if STs perspectives on supervisory models aligned with what actually occurred. Determining STs expectations and desires…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Supervisors, Supervision, Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teachers
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Perlman, Dana – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of an intervention grounded in Self-Determination Theory on preservice teachers' instructional behaviors and the motivational responses of their students. A total of 62 preservice physical education teachers enrolled in a secondary physical education content and methods course were randomly…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Self Determination, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Skills
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Flory, Sara B. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the early career experiences of three physical education (PE) teachers who taught in urban charter schools. Using cultural relevance theory, three early career PE teachers were observed and interviewed for approximately six weeks each. Data were analyzed using constant comparison. Two major themes emerged…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Teaching Experience, Urban Teaching
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Woods, Amelia M.; Graber, Kim C.; Daum, David N.; Gentry, Chris – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
This study examined physical activity (PA) variables related to recess PA patterns of kindergarten, first and second grade children, and the social preferences and individuals influencing their PA. Data collected (N = 147) used the System of Observing Children's Activity and Relationships during Play (SOCARP) instrument. Children were interviewed.…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Recess Breaks, Young Children, Kindergarten
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Ramos, Nilo O.; McCullick, Bryan A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary students' perceptions of PE teacher credibility. Eight high- and low-skilled students from grades 3 and 5 were selected from a school employing a PE teacher holding a National Board Certification. Data were collected in the school setting utilizing observations, field notes, an open-ended…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Physical Education Teachers, Credibility
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