Exploring Dimensions of Marginality: Reflecting on the Life Histories of Physical Education Teachers

Sparkes, Andrew C.; Templin, Thomas J.; Schempp, Paul G.
July 1993
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Jul1993, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p386
Academic Journal
The article examines the life histories of physical education teachers in order to examine individual teaching methods within the field of physical education. Physical education teachers are unique from other teachers in that they are involved in a socialization process which does not present them with the same status, rewards, and support awarded to teachers in general. This is discussed in relation to the biographies of physical education teachers.


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