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Ross, Saul – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1987
A review of the undergraduate physical education curricula in Canadian universities revealed sparse offerings in the humanities when compared to the biophysical and social sciences. Recommendations are made to reorder the curriculum to provide better balance between the two areas. (Author/CB)
Descriptors: Biophysics, Course Content, Curriculum Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Beveridge, Sandy K.; Gangstead, Sandy K. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1988
The effects of teaching experience and instruction on visual retention and knowledge of selected sports skills were investigated. Thirty-one experienced teachers and 29 undergraduates received 30 hours of instruction and were administered pre- and posttests to assess visual retention of performance and knowledge. Results and conclusions are…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Psychomotor Skills
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Chandler, Timothy J. L.; And Others – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1988
The assumptions underlying career ladders for teachers are discussed to highlight their strengths and weaknesses. It is suggested that career ladders serve the evaluation needs of administrators, not the needs of teachers. The career lattice is offered as a way of meeting teacher needs. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Elementary Secondary Education, Psychological Needs, Teacher Motivation
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Martens, Fred – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1987
A follow-up study of the effectiveness, in terms of success in student teaching, of a process for screening students for a physical education teacher preparation program found that, in general, no pre-entry data (interview ratings, secondary school grade point average, and skill and fitness scores) collected were helpful in predicting teaching…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Predictor Variables, Preservice Teacher Education
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Rovegno, Inez; Bandhauer, Dianna – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1998
Investigated the collaborative-research process between an elementary physical educator and a university researcher, describing what the process meant to each during their long-term collaboration. Data from participant observation with an autobiographical component indicated that there were two major themes: shared privilege and shared…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Collegiality, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Hardy, Colin A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1999
British preservice physical educators completed surveys examining their perceptions of how school-based experiences within a predominantly school-based physical education program helped them learn to teach. Participants emphasized accumulating experiences and accepting the realities of teaching, serviced by the university element. The…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mentors
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Rikard, G. Linda; Knight, Sharon M. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1997
This study examined physical education interns' (N=46) perceptions about their internships as indicators of professional development. Focus groups and surveys indicated that the student teachers wanted to fit in, get along with teachers, and gain pupil cooperation. Constraints included difficulties establishing management systems, untimely…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Clinical Supervision (of Teachers), Collegiality, Cooperating Teachers
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Sebren, Ann – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1995
This study used interviews; observations of methods, course meetings, and field experiences; and audiotapes of weekly reflection sessions. Data analysis indicated that preservice teachers made managerial decisions, planned lesson content, considered children's prior learning, and connected their choice of words to children's perspectives but did…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education, Methods Courses
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Wright, Jan – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1995
Describes the theoretical underpinnings and methodology of research investigating the production and reproduction of gender in physical education lessons in three Australian schools, demonstrating how to explore questions raised within a feminist examination of the construction of gender in physical education using Foucault's poststructuralist…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Macdonald, Doune; Tinning, Richard – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1995
Describes one Australian physical education (PE) teacher education (PETE) program, arguing that PE teacher preparation implicates PETE in the trend to proletarianize teachers' work while national claims for increased professionalism are heard. The PETE program represented teaching as technical and unproblematic, with faculty and students accorded…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries
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Locke, Lawrence F.; And Others – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1992
These articles contain responses from several scholars on the issue of field systems analysis (FSA). The scholars offer critiques from their sport pedagogy perspectives, a reaction relating FSA to personal examinations of teaching expertise, and a discussion of how computer simulation informs the study of expert teachers. (SM)
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Computer Simulation, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Stroot, Sandra A.; Oslin, Judith L. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1993
Examined preservice teachers' ability to use component-specific feedback to positively influence elementary students' performance on overhead throw. Researchers developed an instrument to record teachers' verbal behaviors concurrent with student performance. Analysis of videotapes indicated teachers had content knowledge but limited ability to…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Feedback, Higher Education, Knowledge Level
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Cleland, Frances E. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1994
Study examined the relationship of student characteristics to divergent movement ability in elementary school students, noting the combined effect of physical education content and specific teaching styles on one component of critical thinking in the psychomotor domain. Students' ability to generate different movement patterns improved when they…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Divergent Thinking, Elementary School Students, Grade 2
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Lander, Linda M.; Chapman, Peggy A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1987
The article discusses likeability and utility dimensions of the purpose elements of the Purpose Process Curriculum Framework (PPCF), with emphasis on the perspective of the student as participant. It is suggested that further research on personal motivation of participants may enhance the value of PPCF as a framework for designing programs and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
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Speakman-Yearta, Maureen A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1987
The article presents cross-cultural comparisons of movement purposes and objectives of the Purpose Process Curriculum Framework as viewed by teacher educators in England, Japan, and the United States. Although respondents from each country rated purposes differently, all respondents considered circulo-respiratory efficiency and joy of movement to…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Research
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