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Causgrove Dunn, Janice; Goodwin, Donna; Bouffard, Marcel – Quest, 2016
The articles included in this special issue of Quest emerged from a research workshop entitled "Thinking About Our Thinking in Adapted Physical Activity," held at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, from June 18-19, 2013. The aim of the workshop was to examine different worldviews that contribute to the adapted physical…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Adapted Physical Education, Physical Activities, Interpersonal Communication
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Blankenship, Bonnie Tjeerdsma; Templin, Thomas J. – Quest, 2016
In this article, we will explore the current landscape of teacher education programs in general, and specifically, physical education teacher education (PETE) from the national level down to the local level. Furthermore, we will explore the impact that the elimination of undergraduate PETE programs can have on PETE doctoral programs, including the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Declining Enrollment, Program Termination, Physical Education
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Bulger, Sean M.; Hannon, James C.; Jones, Emily M. – Quest, 2016
The theme of this article is adopted from the work of leadership experts Heifetz and Linsky, who described the need for organizational leaders to balance their time on the "dance floor" (managing tasks) with time viewing from the "balcony" (understanding the bigger picture). The physical education teacher education doctoral…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Education Programs, Doctoral Programs, Leadership Qualities
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Lambdin, Dolly – Quest, 2016
Amy Morris Homans was an amazing leader in the early development of physical education. She believed that every individual must be educated academically and physically. Earlier this year, SHAPE America committed to making her vision a reality with the goal of empowering ALL students with the skills, knowledge, habits, and determination to make…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Health Related Fitness
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Lund, Jacalyn – Quest, 2016
The world of PETE doctoral education is changing rapidly given the current climate in U.S. universities. This article will introduce the reader to the issues facing higher education and set the stage for a series of articles to follow in this special issue of "Quest."
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Physical Education, Higher Education, Educational Development
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Boyce, Barbara Ann; Curtner-Smith, Matt; Sinelnikov, Oleg – Quest, 2016
This article examines trends and issues surrounding recruiting, funding, and hiring of doctoral physical education teacher education (D-PETE) students and graduates. Sources for this examination were background data collected by Boyce and her colleagues, the existing literature on these topics, and qualitative data gathered from 30 sport…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Physical Education, Employment Practices, Qualitative Research
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Clark, Langston; Allen, Asherah; Hodge, Samuel R.; Murata, Nathan – Quest, 2016
Many articles over the years have bemoaned the lack of diversity in doctorate-granting Physical Education Teacher Education (D-PETE) programs without attainable solutions towards significant increases in student and faculty diversity. The purpose of this article is to emphasize the potential significance of implementing D-PETE programs at Minority…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Physical Education, Teacher Education Programs, Student Diversity
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Ward, Phillip – Quest, 2016
If teaching physical education is a moral activity, it follows that there is a moral component to the preparation of teachers of physical education and thus a moral component to the preparation of teacher educators. In this article, I examine the major policies, agendas, and practices that influence doctoral preparation in physical education…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Policy
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Russell, Jared; Gaudreault, Karen Lux; Richards, K. Andrew – Quest, 2016
In preparing the future stewards of the physical education profession, the occupational socialization and professional development of physical education doctoral students is important to consider. To date, there has been scant scholarly inquiry into doctoral education in physical education. However, there is an abundance of research related to…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Student Characteristics, Socialization, Physical Education
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Webster, Collin Andrew; Stodden, David F.; Carson, Russell L.; Egan, Catherine; Nesbitt, Danielle – Quest, 2016
This article has two purposes: (a) to consider existing platforms and future possibilities in the United States for what the authors refer to as Integrative Public Health-Aligned Physical Education (IPHPE), which integrates standards-based K-12 physical education with a public health agenda focusing on promoting increased physical activity and…
Descriptors: Public Health, Physical Education, Integrated Activities, Teacher Educator Education
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Lund, Jacalyn – Quest, 2016
This article is the next chapter in the conversation about doctoral physical education teacher education (D-PETE) programs. The author challenges PETE faculty members to continue the dialogue started in this special issue about D-PETE programs.
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Physical Education, Teacher Education Programs, Program Content
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Leriche, Jérôme; Desbiens, Jean-François; Amade-Escot, Chantal; Tinning, Richard – Quest, 2016
A large diversity of theoretical frameworks exists in the physical education literature. This article focuses on two of those frameworks to examine their compatibility and their complementarity. The classroom ecology paradigm concentrates on the balance between three task systems, two vectors, and programs of actions proposed by the physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Classroom Environment, Context Effect, Educational Theories
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Ross, Samantha Mae; Case, Layne; Leung, Willie – Quest, 2016
The introduction of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health has placed emphasis on framing health behavior as a multidimensional construct. In relation to childhood physical activity, this encompasses dimensions of functional performance, activity attendance, and subjective perceptions of involvement and enjoyment…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Physical Activities, Child Health, Classification
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Lumpkin, Angela; Achen, Rebecca; Dodd, Regan – Quest, 2015
This study examined undergraduate and graduate students' perceptions of the impact of in-class learning activities, out-of-class learning activities, and instructional materials on their learning. Using survey methodology, students anonymously assessed their perceptions of in-class activities, out-of-class activities, and instructional materials…
Descriptors: College Students, Learner Engagement, Learning Strategies, Student Attitudes
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Knudson, Duane – Quest, 2015
Citations to research reports are used as a measure for the influence of a scholar's research line when seeking promotion, grants, and awards. The current study documented the distributions of citations to kinesiology scholars of various academic ranks. Google Scholar Citations was searched for user profiles using five research interest areas…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Higher Education, College Faculty
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