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Ward, Phillip; Doutis, Panayiotis – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1999
Presents a framework for interpreting educational reforms, situating existing reform efforts in physical education within that framework. The role of professional development in these reforms and implications for physical education are discussed. The paper also reviews workplace conditions in physical education and draws conclusions for reform in…
Descriptors: Accountability, College School Cooperation, Collegiality, Educational Change
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McBride, Ron E. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1992
Describes current issues and difficulties inherent to the topic of critical thinking in physical education; also presents and discusses a schematic representation of a theoretical critical thinking model for the psychomotor domain (cognitive organizing, cognitive action, cognitive and psychomotor outcomes, and metacognitive monitoring). (SM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking, Educational Theories, Higher Education
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Pinheiro, Victor E. D.; Simon, Herbert A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1992
The ability to diagnose motor skills is important for physical educators. The paper discusses processes critical in motor skill diagnosis, proposing an operational model of motor skill development diagnosis for teacher educators and practitioners. The model provides a foundation upon which to build instructional strategies for developing…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Cognitive Processes, Competence, Diagnostic Teaching
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Grehaigne, Jean-Francis; Godbout, Paul – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1997
Discusses a procedure for assessing individual performance in team sports. Authentic assessment using observation of players' actions during matches yielded the efficacy index and volume of play index. A method of producing one performance score combining both indices and reflecting motor and tactical skills is suggested. (SM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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O'Connor, Michael J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1994
Explains the basic constructs of the transtheoretical model, which offers an explanation of the structure of change that occurs when adults attempt to change behavior. The paper discusses application of strategies that physical educators in postsecondary and community settings may employ to facilitate the adoption and maintenance of physical…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, College Students, Exercise, Health Behavior