ERIC Number: ED478105
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Student Learning in Physical Education: Applying Research To Enhance Instruction. Second Edition.
Silverman, Steven J., Ed.; Ennis, Catherine D., Ed.
This book provides the latest research on physical education curriculum, teaching, and teacher education and shows physical educators how to apply this knowledge to their day-to-day practices. There are 19 chapters in five parts. Part 1, "Overview of the Field," includes (1) "Enhancing Learning: An Introduction" (Stephen J. Silverman and Catherine D. Ennis); (2) "How the Field Evolved" (Amelia M. Lee); and (3) "Research: What it is and How We Can Learn From It" (Stephen J. Silverman). Part 2, "Addressing the Needs of Diverse Students," includes (4) "Context of Schools" (LeaAnn Tyson Martin); (5) "Student Learning and the Social Construction of Gender in Sport and Physical Education" (David Kirk); and (6) "Students with Disabilities in Physical Education" (E. William Vogler). Part 3, "Promoting Student Learning," includes (7) "Using Curriculum to Enhance Student Learning" (Catherine D. Ennis); (8) "Standards-Based Program Design: Creating a Congruent Guide for Student Learning" (Leslie T. Lambert); (9) "Student Issues in Physical Education Classes: Attitudes, Cognition, and Motivation" (Melinda A. Solomon); (10) "Effective Instruction in Physical Education" (Judith E. Rink); and (11) "Assessment in Physical Education: The Future is Now!" (Terry M. Wood). Part 4, "Promoting Valued Outcomes and Attitudes," includes (12) "Health-Related Physical Education: Physical Activity, Fitness, and Wellness" (Thomas L. McKenzie); (13) "Teaching Sport within Physical Education" (Peter A. Hastie); (14) "Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility in Physical Education" (Don Hellison); and (15) "Interdisciplinary Curriculum in Physical Education: Possibilities and Problems" (Judith H. Placek). Part 5, "Learning to Teach: An Ongoing Process," includes (16) "Learning to Teach Physical Education" (Mary O'Sullivan); (17) "Teachers' Knowledge Construction" (Inez Rovegno); (18) "Organizational Socialization: Factors Affecting Beginning Teachers" (Sandra A. Stroot and Christine E. Whipple); and (19) "Enhancing Learning: An Epilogue" (Catherine D. Ennis and Stephen J. Silverman). (Chapters contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Athletics, Beginning Teachers, Context Effect, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Diversity (Student), Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Gender Issues, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Learning Strategies, Physical Activities, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Fitness, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Development, Social Responsibility, Socialization, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Student Motivation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Knowledge, Teaching Methods, Wellness
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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