Investigating the Assumption of Pedagogy
- Situated Learning in Physical Education. Kirk, David; Macdonald, Doune // Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1998, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p376
Examines the situated learning theory in physical education. Integration of constructivist theory of learning and social constructionist research; Alienation of the youth from physical education; Use of constructivism in the physical activity pedagogy.
- Encouraging Cognitive Growth Through Case Discussions. Bolt, Brian R. // Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Oct1998, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p90
Describes the occurrence of cognitive growth among preservice physical educators in an elementary educational games class in which case discussions were used in the U.S. Concept of cognitive growth; Evidence of cognitive growth; Link between cognitive growth and case discussions.
- A Note From the Editors. van der Mars, Hans; Tannehill, Deborah // Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Jan2001, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p111
Examines the relationship between teaching methodologies and learning in physical education. Consideration of learning theories; Enhancement of social responsibility; Challenges and complexities encountered in teaching.
- Conceptions of Ability in Physical Education: Children and Adolescents. Ping Xiang; Lee, Amelia; Williamson, Lynn // Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr2001, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p282
Examines the performance of goal theory in the theoretical framework of physical education. Distinction between ability and effort; Relationship between learning environment, classroom and physical education; Level of natural ability.
- THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MOTOR EXPERIENCE AS BASIC EDUCATION. Gruber, Joseph J. // Education;Sep/Oct72, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p39
Focuses on the significance of motor experience as basic education. General objectives of programs of physical education; Features of a quality program in progressive motor learning experiences; Increase in the number of people with hypokinetic diseases.
- Teaching With Style for Learning and Understanding in Physical Education. Stevens-Smith, Deborah A.; Bowling, Tommie // Teaching Elementary Physical Education;Jul2002, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p18
Examines various learning styles and modalities that can be used to enhance learning and understanding in physical education. Knowledge of appropriate use of learning styles; Verbalization of thought process; Auditory, visual and kinesthetic learners.
- Assessing Physical Activity & Physical Characteristics of Prepubescent Children in Greece. Tsagdi, Christina; Taxildaris, Kyriakos; Laparidis, Konstantinos; Michalopoulou, Maria // Physical Educator;Spring2002, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p75
Provides information on a study that recorded physical activity inside and outside the school of prepubescent children in Greece and to discover any relation between the motor activity of children and their physical characteristics. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study.
- Peer Tutoring. Myung-Ah Lee; Ward, Phillip // Teaching Elementary Physical Education;Jul2002, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p16
Focuses on student-centered learning in physical education through peer tutoring. Types of peer tutoring; Class-wide peer tutoring; Impact of instructional strategies on students' quality of learning.
- Apply a Self-Test as a Challenge. Stork, Steve // Teaching Elementary Physical Education;Nov2004, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p34
Focuses on challenges to help children maintain enthusiasm in learning. Types of challenges in different categories; Role of self-tests in physical education; Impact of self-reference in solving challenges.