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Oliver, Bernard; And Others – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1988
Although strategies for rewarding teachers abound, many of these schemes are failing because they do not acknowledge the psychological nature of teachers. This paper explores the role of these psychological factors in incentives, motivation, and commitment to the profession. (MT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives, Psychological Needs, Rewards
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Schempp, Paul G.; Graber, Kim C. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1992
Examines four stages of socialization that influence beliefs, behaviors, and perspectives of prospective teachers (pretraining, preservice, field experiences, and induction) and supports the notion that a dialectical process exists during the four stages--a contest between societal expectations and the individual inclinations of prospective…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Consciousness Raising, Elementary Secondary Education, Experience
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Donnelly, Frances Cleland; Helion, John; Fry, Frank – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1999
Examined four British physical educators' teaching behaviors before and after an intervention designed to expand their teaching repertoire by learning how to promote critical thinking in physical education (CT-PE). Analysis of pre- and post-intervention videotapes indicated that all four participants displayed qualitative and quantitative changes…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development
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Ocansey, Reginald T. A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1988
Findings from a study indicate that cooperating teachers in physical education can improve their supervisory function through training in a behavioral model of supervision. The self-instructional training package has three performance objectives: monitoring, conferencing, and follow-up monitoring. Emphasis is on improved feedback to, and…
Descriptors: Conferences, Cooperating Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Feedback
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Wendt, Janice C.; Bain, Linda L. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1989
This article reports results of a study which tested Fuller's hypothesis that as experience is gained, prospective teachers become less concerned for self and more concerned for students' needs. Participants were 45 preservice physical educators and 45 inservice teachers. (IAH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Behets, Daniel – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1996
This study compared experienced physical educators' observation skills in teaching situations to those of first- and final-year student teachers. Participants viewed slides from gymnastic lessons and reported what they saw. There were significant differences between groups in several areas. Final- year and experienced teachers were similar in…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, College Freshmen, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Rink, Judith E.; And Others – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1996
Reviews the theoretical bases and research related to sport and game instruction and sport expertise development. Literature that informs practice on sport and game teaching stems from various perspectives, including studies using an intervention perspective in pedagogy and studies describing the development of sport expertise over time. (SM)
Descriptors: Athletics, Competence, Competency Based Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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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'Sullivan, Mary; Tsangaridou, Niki – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1997
This study investigated elementary and secondary physical educators' reflection within the teaching and learning environment and the role of reflection in their professional development. Data from observations, interviews, vignettes, and journals indicated that teaching context and concrete experiences were most often responsible for stimulating…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Blomqvist, Minna T.; Luhtanen, Pekka; Laakso, Lauri; Keskinen, Esko – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2000
Reports the development and validation of video-based game-understanding tests in badminton for elementary and secondary students. The tests included different sequences that simulated actual game situations. Players had to solve tactical problems by selecting appropriate solutions and arguments for their decisions. Results suggest that the test…
Descriptors: Badminton, Comprehension, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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McCullick, Bryan A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2001
Interviewed practicing teachers' regarding their perspectives on the requisite characteristics needed by physical education and teacher education participants. Respondents believed that undergraduates should have a love for physical activity, like people, be physically fit, and be flexible. They believed that cooperating teachers should be…
Descriptors: College Students, Cooperating Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Rink, Judith E. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2001
Discusses the relationship between learning theories and teaching methodology (particularly in physical education) from the perspective of the researcher and the teacher, focusing on: the learning roots of teaching theories; learner engagement and cognitive processing; how much information the learner needs about content; the size of the chunk of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Theories
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Tinning, Richard – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1991
Discusses pedagogy in physical education teacher education, noting its definition as a problem and some suggested solutions. The paper examines three pedagogies (performance, critical, and postmodern), claiming they are defined by different discourses, each one in response to problems that can be understood by analyzing the process of problem…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Discourse Modes, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Rink, Judith E.; And Others – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1994
Study compared pedagogical knowledge structures about effective teaching of preservice teachers and teacher educators. Groups of preservice teachers completed concept maps about effective teaching at two different times. Data were compared with teacher educators' concept maps. Differences between the groups of preservice teachers and between…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Concept Mapping, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Kirk, David – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1993
Reviews various approaches to physical education curriculum work. Identifies limitations of the objectives approach and highlights limitations through a literature review and a case study, which examines practical consequences of institutionalizing an objectives approach. The paper suggests that the notion of curriculum work as craft presents an…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning
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