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ERIC Number: EJ1119960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0033-6297
Compatibility and Complementarity of Classroom Ecology and Didactique Research Perspectives in Physical Education
Leriche, Jérôme; Desbiens, Jean-François; Amade-Escot, Chantal; Tinning, Richard
Quest, v68 n4 p497-520 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 education teacher and negotiated by students. The didactique research program studies the teaching and learning processes using the concepts of didactic contract and didactic milieu that focus on how the knowledge content emerges within teacher and students' joint action. The article underlines the complementarity and the compatibility of the two frameworks when analyzing teaching and learning in physical education. It argues that the gray areas left by the classroom ecology paradigm could be filled with the insights of the didactique research program. A concise example of how the two frameworks have already been utilized is presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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