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ERIC Number: EJ933224
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISSN: ISSN-1356-336X
"Living the Curriculum": Integrating Sport Education into a Physical Education Teacher Education Programme
Deenihan, J. T.; McPhail, Ann; Young, Ann-Marie
European Physical Education Review, v17 n1 p51-68 Feb 2011
This study recognizes the paucity of research regarding how pre-service teachers learn to use Sport Education (SE) in their Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programmes (Stran and Curtner-Smith, 2010). The study provides an opportunity in PETE where pre-service teachers "live the curriculum" (Oslin et al., 2001) and experience a SE season (Siedentop, 1994) as participants. Data was collected through weekly observations, researcher and lecturer reflections and interviews and focus groups with the lecturer and pre-service teachers. The results provide support for the "living the curriculum" experience from the perspective of the pre-service teachers. It was indicated, however, that there were occasions when the lecturer was compromised between teaching through SE while teaching pre-service teachers how to teach SE in schools. It was also observed that there was a diminishing awareness of SE towards the end of the module. Recommendations for the inclusion of SE in PETE are also provided. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ireland