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ERIC Number: EJ999960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISSN: ISSN-0031-8981
Investigating PETE Majors' Perceptions of Lesson Study as a Capstone Experience
Cluphf, David; Lux, Karen; Scott, Victoria
Physical Educator, v69 n3 p228-247 2012
Background: Lesson Study is a collaborative form of planning and reflecting in which teachers research, plan, implement, and revise lessons with a focus on student learning. Purpose: The purpose of the study was to investigate three Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) majors' perceptions of Lesson Study as a capstone experience. Findings: Results indicate that the student teachers found this form of collaborative planning with their cooperating teachers motivational and presented opportunity to increase their ability to observe students, promote stronger collegial networks, and develop a stronger sense of self-efficacy. Implications for physical education teacher education emerged and include further study and implementation of Lesson Study in teacher development.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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