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Casey, Ashley; MacPhail, Ann – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: The popularised notion of models-based practice (MBP) is one that focuses on the delivery of a model, e.g. Cooperative Learning, Sport Education, Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility, Teaching Games for Understanding. Indeed, while an abundance of research studies have examined the delivery of a single model and some have…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Teaching Models, Adoption (Ideas)
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Tolgfors, Björn – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Assessment "for" learning (AfL) is now marketed across the Western world as a key to an improved goal attainment in most school subjects. The concept has also attracted increased interest in the international research field of physical education (PE) in recent years. According to (Chan, K., P. J. Hay, and R. Tinning. 2011.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Formative Evaluation, Educational Theories, Instructional Effectiveness
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Makopoulou, Kyriaki – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Research evidence on what makes CPD effective is accumulating. Yet, fundamental questions about the specific features that lead to programme success. Furthermore, very little research investigates the nature and quality of CPD providers' (tutors) practices. Taking a closer look at how CPD providers support teachers to learn is…
Descriptors: Tutors, Professional Continuing Education, Faculty Development, Attitudes
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Rocchi, Meredith; Couture, A. Lauren – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Within the field of coach development, previous research has ascertained that elite coaches learn through a variety of formal, non-formal, and informal sources. Little is known, however, about how coaches from different coaching contexts such as recreational and developmental learn to coach. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Recreational Programs, Online Surveys, Questionnaires, Athletic Coaches
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Sperka, Leigh; Enright, Eimear; McCuaig, Louise – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: There has been a proliferation of external agencies 'knocking on the door' of, and being welcomed into, Health and Physical Education (HPE). This opens HPE up to new products, partners, and services. Although scholarship on the practice of outsourcing HPE is steadily growing in quantity and in scope, there is a significant gap in the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Health Education, Discourse Analysis, Outsourcing
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Anttila, Eeva; Siljamäki, Mariana; Rowe, Nicholas – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background and purpose: This article focuses on how future Physical Education and Dance teachers may be better prepared to work in increasingly diverse education environments. It also discusses how tertiary institutions might address issues of social inclusion and cultural pluralism within their programmes, courses and assignments. The authors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Dance, Physical Education Teachers
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Devís-Devís, José; Pereira-García, Sofía; Fuentes-Miguel, Jorge; López-Cañada, Elena; Pérez-Samaniego, Víctor – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: In western societies, commitment to social justice claims for politics of recognition when referring to gender diversity. Gender non-conforming people, such as trans persons, represent social groups traditionally oppressed within heteronormative hegemonic thinking on gender. We present two qualitative case studies based on pedagogical…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Physical Education
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Stonebridge, Ian; Cushion, Christopher – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background and purpose: Despite the proliferation in recent years of higher education establishments offering tertiary-level study in the field of sports coaching, there is a lack of research into the impact of such courses on coaching practice. The behaviours employed and activities used by coaches during practice sessions is an area where one…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Background, Athletic Coaches, Team Sports
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Morales-Belando, María T.; Calderón, Antonio; Arias-Estero, José L. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Although a great deal of research has been undertaken from 1982 on TGfU, teachers consider its implementation to be complex and are reluctant to integrate it into their teaching practice. Furthermore, some TGfU literature does not suggest how it might be implemented and how problems might be overcome. On the other hand, a review of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Team Sports, Skill Development, Program Effectiveness
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Mooney, Amanda; Moncrieff, Kate; Hickey, Chris – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: As with any period of transition, the induction into a university degree in Physical Education and Sport studies can be a daunting encounter for many students. In recognition of this, increased attention is directed to specific institutional practices that might support students during this phase. Indeed, improving the first-year…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Athletics, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Qi, Jing; Wang, Lijuan – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Positive interactions with peers are critical to the everyday school experiences of students. Students with disabilities can benefit from social interactions during their general physical education (PE) classes, particularly if such interactions are extensive, frequent, meaningful, and positive and if equal-status relationships are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interaction, Peer Relationship, Disabilities
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Ensign, Julene; Mays Woods, Amelia; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; McLoughlin, Gabriella – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: For beginning physical educators, navigating entry into the school environment can often be a capricious process. Lawson's (1983) theory of socialization illustrates the diverse variables that affect the highly volatile process of assimilation. The interplay of these variables in the socialization process directly influences the…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Socialization
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Potdevin, F.; Vors, O.; Huchez, A.; Lamour, M.; Davids, K.; Schnitzler, C. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Much of the existing research concerning the use of video feedback (VFB) to enhance motor learning has been undertaken under strictly controlled experimental conditions. Few studies have sought to explore the impact of VFB on the skill learning experience of the students in a structured, school-based physical education (PE) setting.…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Physical Education, Novices
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Wiltshire, Gareth; Lee, Jessica; Evans, John – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Population health concerns related to physical inactivity and obesity appear in policy documents, government campaigns and popular media across western societies. Children and young people have been targeted for physical activity promotion and schools have been positioned as sites for intervention. In particular, Physical Education and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level
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Grimminger-Seidensticker, Elke; Möhwald, Aiko – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Due to migration processes, cultural diversity and strangeness are becoming characteristics of modern society. The competence to handle this heterogeneity--the so-called intercultural competence--is a key competence for all children and youths. Sports and physical education (PE) are often considered as a particular field for enhancing…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Physical Education, Immigration, Cultural Pluralism
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