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Ovens, Alan; Flory, Sara B.; Sutherland, Sue; Philpot, Rod; Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Hill, Joanne; Phillips, Sharon; Flemons, Michelle – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: For over four decades, there have been calls for physical education (PE) and physical education teacher education (PETE) to address social inequality and foster social justice. Yet, as numerous studies demonstrate, attempts to educate for social justice in PETE are infrequent and rarely comprehensive. This raises the question why it…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Social Justice
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Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Philpot, Rod; Phillips, Sharon; Flory, Sara B.; Hill, Joanne; Sutherland, Sue; Flemons, Michelle – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: For many years, scholars in Physical Education Teacher Educator (PETE) have argued for the importance of educating pre-service teachers (PSTs) about equality (e.g. Evans, J. 1990. "Defining a Subject: The Rise and Rise of the New Physical Education?" "British Journal of Sociology of Education" 11: 155-169),…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Sociocultural Patterns, Social Justice, Physical Education
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Hill, Joanne; Philpot, Rod; Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Sutherland, Sue; Flemons, Michelle; Ovens, Alan; Phillips, Sharon; Flory, Sara B. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Physical education (PE) and physical education teacher education (PETE) have a substantial literature base that advocates for students to develop a critical consciousness, appreciate multiple perspectives, and engage in actions to enhance social justice [Tinning, R. 2016. "Transformative Pedagogies and Physical Education." In…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Sociocultural Patterns, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Sutherland, Sue – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Social justice has been steadily gaining traction in physical education (PE) and physical education teacher education (PETE) for more than 40 years. During that time, scholars have argued for the importance of explicating the hidden curriculum, educating pre-service teachers (PSTs) about equality, sociocultural perspectives and issues, and most…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Physical Education, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries
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Macdonald, Doune – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
With claims that neo-liberalism is the "specific defining political/economic paradigm of the age in which we live?…?" [Apple, Michael. 2006. "Educating the 'Right' Way: Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality." New York: Taylor & Francis, 14.], an invited symposium at the 2012 International Convention on Science, Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Neoliberalism, Global Approach
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Casey, Ashley – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: Many critical curriculum theorists in physical education have advocated a model- or models-based approach to teaching in the subject. This paper explores the literature base around models-based practice (MBP) and asks if this multi-models approach to curriculum planning has the potential to be the great white hope of pedagogical change…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Models, Curriculum Development
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Quennerstedt, Mikael – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2013
Background: In this article, students' diverse ways of participating in physical education (PE) practice shown in clips on YouTube were investigated. YouTube is the largest user-generated video-sharing website on the Internet, where different video content is presented. The clips on YouTube, as used in this paper, can be seen as a user-generated…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Internet, Video Technology
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Lavay, Barry; Henderson, Hester; French, Ron; Guthrie, Sharon – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: Since 1969, the annual United States Educational Gallup Poll has reported the ability to manage behavior and motivate students as a major challenge for teachers and the primary reason why novice teachers leave the profession prematurely. Indeed, over one-third of all new teachers resign within three years due to this perceived…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education, Student Behavior
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Sanchez, Beth; Byra, Mark; Wallhead, Tristan L. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: For many physical educators, the Spectrum of Teaching Styles serves as a "tool box" for meeting the different needs of students and goals in physical education. Despite the proliferation in Spectrum research in which researchers have examined teacher experience and student skill, knowledge, and social learning within the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Socialization, Teaching Styles, Physical Activities
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Weimar, Wendi H.; Martin, Ellen H.; Wall, Sarah J. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2011
Background: The teaching strategies of modeling and the use of cue words are employed by both experienced and inexperienced teachers. While these strategies have received some attention in the literature, the effectiveness of these strategies in terms of the resultant change in the quality or kinematics of the motor skill performance has been…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Rural Schools, Kindergarten, Psychomotor Skills
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Garn, Alex C.; Cothran, Donetta J.; Jenkins, Jayne M. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2011
Background: Past research has revealed the positive impact that interest development can have on achievement outcomes with early-adolescents in physical education (PE). Interest is considered a psychological state of engaging and willingness to reengage in specific content that develops over time; however, little work to date has examined interest…
Descriptors: Evidence, Physical Education, Student Attitudes, Participant Observation
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Perlman, Dana; Goc Karp, Grace – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2010
Background: The relationship between outcomes, such as student learning, student motivation, and continued participation in activity, remains an important research focus within physical education. In particular, research has shown that secondary students exhibit behaviors indicative of low levels of motivation. Thus, there is a need for teachers…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Physical Education, Play, Motivation
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Harvey, Stephen; Cushion, Christopher J.; Massa-Gonzalez, Ada N. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2010
Background: Coaches' knowledge and actions are both the product and manifestation of a personally experienced involvement with the coaching process; they are linked to the coach's history and both are attributable to how they were learned. Changing established coaching practice can be problematic, particularly as coaching lacks a critical…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Learning Theories, Team Sports, Participant Observation
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Rovegno, Inez; Gregg, Madeleine – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2007
Background: Many scholars have called for physical education to be part of interdisciplinary units at the elementary level. The study of Native American cultures is required in most North American elementary schools. Folk dance, however, has traditionally included Western European folk dances, square dance, and, more recently, line dancing. In our…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Qualitative Research, Dance, Research Methodology
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Light, Richard; Butler, Joy – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2005
This paper examines teacher development of TGfU in teacher education programmes in Australia and the USA by taking a cross-sectional snapshot across a sequence covering the final two years of a teacher education programme in which TGfU is emphasised, and the first two years of teaching after graduating from the same programmes. It explores the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Cultural Differences
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