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Ensign, Julene; Mays Woods, Amelia; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2018
Purpose: Given the significant challenges facing today's physical educators, the purpose of this study was to examine the expectations of induction teachers and identify the factors in both their personal and organizational environments enhanced or constrained their assimilation into the field during their 1st year. Method: Using occupational…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Surveys, Interviews
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Kwon, Ja Youn; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; van der Mars, Hans; Koro-Ljungberg, Mirka; Amrein-Beardsley, Audrey; Norris, Jason – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2018
Purpose: Physical educators may be the responsible people for implementing comprehensive school physical activity programs (CSPAPs) in schools. However, it is unclear whether physical education teacher education (PETE) programs provide the relevant learning opportunities to preservice teachers for CSPAP implementation. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teacher Education
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Banville, Dominique; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Dyson, Ben; Stylianou, Michalis; Colby, Rachel; Dryden, Craig – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The purpose of this study was to identify students' perspectives of the role of healthy behaviours in their well-being and school success. Since a number of studies focused on establishing the link between healthy behaviours and learning have relied on quantitative measures, it was deemed important to provide a different perspective on the topic…
Descriptors: Role, Health Behavior, Foreign Countries, Well Being
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Ensign, Julene; Woods, Amelia Mays; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: This study evaluated the teaching effectiveness of six first-year physical educators, three Southwestern and three Midwestern graduates, employing different curricular approaches. Method: Utilizing surveys, interviews, questionnaires, and systematic observations, data were analyzed through a framework of seven essential teaching tasks…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Faculty Development, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness
Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate teachers' perspectives on factors influencing their involvement in a Whole-of-School initiative. Methods: A survey was administered to participating teachers/school personnel (N = 81) and 30 of the teachers/school personnel also participated in mostly individual interviews. The survey was…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Surveys, Health Education, Statistical Analysis
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Kloeppel, Tiffany; Stylianou, Michalis; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Physical Educator, 2014
Relatively little is known about the use of standardized physical education curricular models and teachers perceptions of and fidelity to such curricula. The purpose of this study was to examine teachers perceptions of and fidelity to a standardized physical education curricular model (i.e., Dynamic Physical Education [DPE]). Participants for this…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Fidelity, Academic Standards, Models
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Stylianou, Michalis; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Cothran, Donetta; Kwon, Ja Youn – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2013
This study was informed by the literature on teaching metaphors and the theory of occupational socialization. Its purpose was to examine in-service Physical Education teachers' initial (before entering the profession), current, and ideal metaphors of teaching, related factors, and potential differences in participants' metaphors based on their…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Mixed Methods Research, Teacher Surveys, Interviews
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Willard, Adrienne Lisa; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Journal of At-Risk Issues, 2012
This study reports the findings of a six-week summer literacy program conducted at a transitional housing facility for homeless families in the Southwestern region of the U.S. This study is grounded on the body of knowledge on students' literacy and homelessness. The intervention included one-on-one instruction by tutors. This study examined…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Emergent Literacy, Tutors
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Cothran, Donetta J.; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Garn, Alex C. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
This project examined 23 teachers' involvement in a curricular project to integrate physical activity into the school day. The teachers represented all grade levels and worked in schools that served Native American students in the United States. Interviews occurred twice during the year-long project. Data were analyzed via constant comparison.…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, American Indians, Wellness, Barriers
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Cothran, Donetta J.; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Garrahy, Deborah A. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2009
Background: Effective classroom management is a critical teaching skill and a key concern of educators. As such it has been the focus of much research and as a result educators know a good deal about what happens in physical education class and the actions teachers take to deal with student behavior. Surprisingly, however, we do not know much at…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Physical Education, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior
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Cothran, Donetta; McCaughtry, Nate; Faust, Roberta; Garn, Alex; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Martin, Jeffrey – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2009
Mentoring can be a critical component of teachers' professional development and retention, yet logistical and fiscal challenges often limit the amount of contact a protege can have with a mentor teacher. This investigation explored a school district initiative to address this need for more mentor interaction by supplementing traditional…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Mentors, Physical Education Teachers, Faculty Development
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Cothran, Donetta J.; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Physical Educator, 2008
Teacher knowledge is a key to effective teaching. Understanding teacher knowledge can help educators understand teacher practices. It was the purpose of this study to examine teachers' knowledge about the use of direct, peer, and inquiry teaching models. Thirty-two teachers, representing both elementary and secondary levels, were interviewed. Data…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Models, Elementary School Teachers
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McCaughtry, Nate; Martin, Jeffrey; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Cothran, Donetta – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2006
This study used an emotional geographies theoretical framework to analyze the emotional dimensions of urban teacher change. Fifteen urban physical education teachers involved in a comprehensive curriculum reform project were interviewed and observed multiple times across one school year. Data were analyzed using inductive analysis, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Urban Schools, Teacher Attitudes
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Cothran, Donetta J.; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2006
It was the purpose of this study to examine students' perspectives on three teaching strategies. Seventy middle school students were interviewed, and they rank ordered the strategies. A constant comparison process guided the interview data analysis, while the rank order data were analyzed via descriptive statistics and a Friedman Analysis of…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Student Attitudes, Peer Teaching, Inquiry
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McCaughtry, Nate; Martin, Jeffrey; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Cothran, Donetta – Journal of In-service Education, 2006
The purpose of this study was to understand factors that make teacher professional development successful and what success might mean in terms of teachers' instructional practices and feelings about change. Specifically, this study focused on the impact of instructional resources on the large-scale curricular reform of 30 urban physical education…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Change, Physical Education Teachers, Professional Development
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