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Isikgöz, Enes – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
In this study; the perceptions of the students studying at sport high schools about democratic school culture were analysed in accordance with different variables. Participants of the research consisted of 216 students studying at Sport High Schools in Sakarya and Batman Provinces of Turkey. The data were collected with the Democratic School…
Descriptors: High School Students, Athletics, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
Arimoto, Akira – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
Active learning is now gradually being adopted in many universities and colleges in Japan. This follows the release of the 2012 Central Council of Education (CCE) report that emphasized the need to introduce active learning and to reinforce educational management in academia. As a result, one of the most important problems in Japan's higher…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Field Studies
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Koç, Yakup; Karabudak, Ahmet Alper Tunga – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
This study aims to exhibit how the sportsmanship level of secondary school students relates to their success regarding the religious culture and knowledge of ethics course (RCKEC). The research was made on 609 students attending public schools in Erzincan city center during 2016 to 2017 academic year. "Physical Education Course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sportsmanship, Ethics, Secondary School Students
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Wrench, Alison; Garrett, Robyne – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
Sports media are significant to the construction and representation of sports cultures and sporting bodies. They function as public pedagogies that frame knowledge and learning negotiated within and beyond physical education (PE) lessons. In this capacity public pedagogies of sports media inform young people's understandings of themselves and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Athletes, Physical Education
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Vivian, Craig – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2009
The overgrowth of sports in our society has resulted in a host of potential problems for the young athletes who associate with the sport culture found in schools. Although the positive elements of sports are routinely touted, the negative aspects are oftentimes overlooked or trivialized. Most of the positive personal and social aspects attributed…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Athletics, Relevance (Education), Program Termination
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Panachev, Valeriy; Zelenin, Leonid; Opletin, Anatoliy; Kudryshov, Evgeniy; Oborin, Aleksandr; Nohrin, Mihail; Annenkova, Svetlana; Solonitsin, Roman; Korepanova, Yulia; Fazleev, Marat – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
In referencing the Russia President to Federal Meeting said, that one of the main problems of the future development of the social state is an increasing life's quality of the Russians, the improvement of health to nations and demographic situation in Russian Federation. Per annum 72-years Victories in Great Domestic war sharply cost the questions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Health, Youth, Health Promotion
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Owen, Michael; Kerner, Charlotte; Newson, Lisa; Noonan, Robert; Curry, Whitney; Kosteli, Maria-Christina; Fairclough, Stuart – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Adolescent girls are likely to be less active than adolescent boys. A range of factors including multiple psychosocial aspects are thought to influence their engagement in physical activity (PA). This study aimed to explore adolescent girls' perceptions and experiences of school-based PA to inform a subsequent intervention, the Girls…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Student Experience, Adolescent Attitudes
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Silva Dias, Teresa; Novotná, Katerina; Oliveira, Helder Zimmermann; Azevedo, Carlos; Corte-Real, Nuno; Slepicka, Pavel; Fonseca, António Manuel – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to perceive the perspective of Portuguese and Czech' talented athletes regarding--the main reasons pointed to drop out of sport, putting into analysis motivational factors; the conciliation of School and Sport, and how the organization of schools and sports contexts are articulated in relation to the training…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Gifted, Talent
Nitta, Takuya; Takaoka, Ryo; Ahama, Shigeki; Shimokawa, Masayuki – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
The competency and curriculum for human resource development in knowledge based society are proposed in each country. We think the keywords are "collaborative problem solving" and "effective use of ICT". In particular, the competency to perform the collaborative problem solving and learning with others on the network is…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, Group Activities
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Gaines, Stacey A. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2012
The idea that participation in sport builds character is a long-standing one. Advocates of sport participation believe that sport provides an appropriate context for the learning of social skills such as cooperation and the development of prosocial behavior (Weiss, Smith, & Stuntz, 2008). Research in sport regarding character development has…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Altruism, Ethics, Athletes
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Ward, Gavin – Sport, Education and Society, 2014
This article examines Movement Culture as an approach to support teachers in exploring the integration of Sport as a medium for learning within Physical Education. By avoiding the need to draw clearly defined lines between Physical Education and Sport, Movement Culture embraces both. It acknowledges the need for subject matter in Physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Movement Education, Athletics, Educational Practices
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Högman, Johan; Augustsson, Christian; Hedström, Pernilla – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
In a scientific effort to understand the reasons for low physical-activity levels among children, there is a need to consider how children perceive and interact with their complex environments holistically. This study outlines an image of the perceived landscape within which children in two lower-socioeconomic contexts engage in daily physical…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Childrens Attitudes, Children, Rural Areas
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Taylor, William George; Piper, Heather; Garratt, Dean – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
Recent concern surrounding sports coaches' interaction with young people has reflected a fundamental change in the way coaches and others regard the role of sports. In this paper, we consider the identification and definition of the contemporary sports coach (whether acting in a professional or volunteer capacity) as, in Foucault's term, a…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Coaching (Performance), Educational Practices, Teacher Behavior
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Bragg, Sara; Renold, Emma; Ringrose, Jessica; Jackson, Carolyn – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2018
This paper explores the views of young people aged 12-14 on gender diversity, drawing upon school-based qualitative data from a study conducted in England in 2015-2016. Although earlier feminist and queer research in schools often found evidence of variable local gender cultures and gender non-conformity, we argue that the contemporary context,…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Gender Issues, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Burrows, Lisette; McCormack, Jaleh – European Physical Education Review, 2011
This article draws on ethnographic work undertaken with 21 students and several members of staff at an elite girls' school in New Zealand to investigate the relation between school culture, pedagogical practices and discourses of physical education and school sport. It explores what and who contours the participation of these young women in sport,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Womens Athletics, School Culture, Females
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