TITLE

A Qualitative Analysis of Task Structures in Required Secondary Physical Education Classes

AUTHOR(S)
Tousignant, Marielte; Siedentop, Daryl
PUB. DATE
October 1983
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Fall1983, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which describes task organization and student behavior in physical education classes in secondary schools. Patterns of student attitudes and behaviors in class activities included accurate, modified, or inaccurate participation, or avoidance of the activity. The difficulty of a task was found to influence student behaviors and attitudes. Presentation of the task to the class, and the accountability of the student in the activity are addressed. Cooperation in the teacher-student relationship is highlighted.
ACCESSION #
20751693

 

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