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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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Bolter, Nicole D.; Kipp, Lindsay; Johnson, Tyler – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Background: Promoting good sportsmanship is a common goal of school physical education and many youth sport organizations. Teachers and coaches play a key role in accomplishing this goal. Thus, it is important to gather teachers' and coaches' reports of how they teach sportsmanship as well as youths' perceptions of those behaviors to understand if…
Descriptors: Sportsmanship, Physical Education, Athletics, Comparative Analysis
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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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Knowles, Alex; Wallhead, Tristan L.; Readdy, Tucker – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
One of the primary goals of physical education is for students to gain the motivation to continue to be physically active outside of curriculum time. The purpose of this study was to use a case study approach to examine elementary students' responses to Sport Education and how it influenced their choice to participate in the same sports during…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary School Students, Case Studies, Recreational Activities
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Hemphill, Michael A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of a structured, rigorous approach to collaborative qualitative analysis while attending to challenges associated with working in team environments. The method is rooted in qualitative data analysis literature related to thematic analysis, as well as the constant comparative method. It seeks to…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Data Analysis, Guidelines, Guides
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Merrem, Anne M.; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe the influence of occupational socialization on the perspectives and practices of two female German sport pedagogy faculty members, Heidi and Lisa, regarding physical education (PE) and PE teacher education (PETE). Method: The main data sources were six formal interviews. Supplementary data were…
Descriptors: Socialization, Physical Education, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
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Jordan, Michelle E.; Lorenz, Kent; Stylianou, Michalis; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
This study examined classroom teachers' involvement in a yearlong Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP) implemented in one K-8 rural U.S. school district. Its purpose was to describe patterns of social interaction among teachers, administrators, and families associated with the intervention (i.e., social capital) and whether…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Physical Activities, School Districts, Physical Education
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Durden-Myers, Elizabeth J.; Whitehead, Margaret E.; Pot, Niek – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
This article explores the relationship between physical literacy and human flourishing. Understanding the contribution physical literacy may have in nurturing human flourishing extends the philosophical rationale and importance of physical literacy in relation to maximizing human potential. This article proposes that the concept of physical…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Human Body, Literacy, Well Being
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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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Robinson, Daniel B.; Randall, Lynn; Barrett, Joe – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Physical literacy is a term and concept that has, in recent years, been gaining in both usage and popularity in many physical education (PE) contexts. However, discussion, writing, and understanding of physical literacy have been marked by uncertainty, confusion, or resistance. Since physical literacy can be found in several curricular documents…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Literacy, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Flemons, Michelle; Diffey, Fiona; Cunliffe, Dominic – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
This study discusses teacher preparation in relation to encouraging and empowering future teachers to appreciate the potential and value of adopting physical literacy as the goal of physical education (PE). The study addresses the issue of the role of schools and teacher training programs in developing the next generation of PE teachers entering…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Learning Experience, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Cale, Lorraine; Harris, Jo – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
This article explores the role of knowledge and understanding in fostering physical literacy, which is considered fundamental to successful participation in physical activity, and to valuing and taking responsibility for engaging in physical activities for life. First, it highlights the place and importance of knowledge and understanding within…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Literacy, Physical Activities, Knowledge Level
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Whitehead, Margaret E.; Durden-Myers, Elizabeth J.; Pot, Niek – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
This article considers the value of physical literacy. Unequivocal support for aspects of the concept can be found in philosophy, neuroscience, social justice, the nature of human development, psychology, and sociocultural studies. These areas of support will be outlined and then related to the practical value of physical literacy in the school…
Descriptors: Literacy, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Educational Environment
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Durden-Myers, Elizabeth J.; Green, Nigel R.; Whitehead, Margaret E. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
This study considers the implications for teachers of physical education of adopting physical literacy as the focus of their work. These implications arise from the philosophical underpinning of the concept, from the definition of physical literacy and are in line with the mission of the International Physical Literacy Association. In the first…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Education, Literacy, Teaching Methods
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Shearer, Cara; Goss, Hannah R.; Edwards, Lowri C.; Keegan, Richard J.; Knowles, Zoe R.; Boddy, Lynne M.; Durden-Myers, Elizabeth J.; Foweather, Lawrence – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Physical literacy continues to gain global momentum, yet the definition and underlying concept of physical literacy remain contested in both research and practice. This lack of clarity has the potential to undermine the operationalization of physical literacy. This paper considers the various definitions of physical literacy that are currently…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Literacy, Definitions, Educational Philosophy
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