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Collins, Loel; Collins, Dave – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: We present a unique study of adventure sports coaches teaching lead climbing. Expanding existing work on judgement and decision making, we examine the coaching process and the decision making employed to manage the pedagogical and security needs of climbers when they are being introduced to lead climbing. Research design and data…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Athletic Coaches, Recreational Activities, Physical Activities
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Harvey, Stephen; Pill, Shane; Hastie, Peter; Wallhead, Tristan – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: There have been calls for research that provides a description of how physical education teachers persist in integrating student-centred pedagogical models, such as Sport Education (SE), in their professional practice [Hastie, P. A., and T. Wallhead. 2016. 'Models-Based Practice in Physical Education: The Case for Sport Education.'…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Student Centered Learning, Physical Education
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Mees, Alice; Sinfield, Dean; Collins, Dave; Collins, Loel – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Over the past 10 years, research has started to investigate the pedagogic practices of instructors and coaches working in adventure sports settings. Outdoor instructors face particular challenges regarding the impact the dynamic environment has on the coaching process and their students. This challenging combination of factors obliges…
Descriptors: Expertise, Adventure Education, Teacher Characteristics, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Roberts, William M.; Newcombe, Daniel J.; Davids, Keith – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Oversimplified, reductionist approaches to operationalising Physical Literacy (PL) have been a barrier to the development of a complex, dynamic and embodied understanding of the individual Physical Literacy journey. Further, there has been no appropriate approach that might allow practitioners to integrate Physical Literacy in Physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Literacy, Foreign Countries, Athletics
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Hill, Joanne; Philpot, Rod; Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Sutherland, Sue; Flemons, Michelle; Ovens, Alan; Phillips, Sharon; Flory, Sara B. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Physical education (PE) and physical education teacher education (PETE) have a substantial literature base that advocates for students to develop a critical consciousness, appreciate multiple perspectives, and engage in actions to enhance social justice [Tinning, R. 2016. "Transformative Pedagogies and Physical Education." In…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Sociocultural Patterns, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Casey, Ashley; MacPhail, Ann – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: The popularised notion of models-based practice (MBP) is one that focuses on the delivery of a model, e.g. Cooperative Learning, Sport Education, Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility, Teaching Games for Understanding. Indeed, while an abundance of research studies have examined the delivery of a single model and some have…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Teaching Models, Adoption (Ideas)
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Sawiuk, Rebecca; Taylor, William. G.; Groom, Ryan – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Within the context of sports coaching and coach education, formalised mentoring relationships are often depicted as a mentor--mentee dyad. Thus, mentoring within sports coaching is typically conceptualised as a one-dimensional relationship, where the mentor is seen as the powerful member of the dyad, with greater age and/or experience…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Mentors, Athletics, Physical Education
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Bodsworth, Hannah; Goodyear, Victoria A. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: The influence of technology on children's everyday lives is significant in today's society, with children described as digital natives and/or the iGeneration. There are also a range of digital technologies available for use in education and a number of pedagogical approaches reported to support technology integration and pupil learning…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Physical Education, Influence of Technology, Technology Integration
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Williams, Andy; Wainwright, Nalda – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2016
Background: In recent years increasing attention has been given to models-based approaches to physical education as a way of promoting standards and particular types of learning through better alignment of teacher planning and delivery with pupil learning and achievement. However, little attention has been given to the specific contribution a…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Academic Achievement, Individual Development
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Williams, Andy; Wainwright, Nalda – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2016
Background: This paper is part two of a discussion about a new pedagogical model for adventure in the curriculum. It builds upon part one, the advocacy paper, which considered important theoretical foundations, historical influences and research outcomes of outdoor adventure education (OAE) in the UK. Purpose: This paper outlines how a model for…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Academic Achievement, Individual Development
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Goodyear, Victoria A.; Casey, Ashley – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Background: Physical education has long been caught in a time of "innovation without change". Yet, despite a wealth of pedagogical innovations and policies, which encourage a reconsideration of the "traditional pedagogy", teachers rarely move beyond the honeymoon period of implementation. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Change, Communities of Practice, Teacher Improvement
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Piggott, David – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Background: The realisation of the strategic importance of high quality coaching to the achievement of national sport policy objectives is resulting in extensive movements to professionalise the coaching industry. Interest in coach education is therefore growing among academics and policy-makers alike. A recent review of literature in this field,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Philosophy, Athletic Coaches, Professional Education
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Evans, John – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: This paper represents the Discussant's response to the variety of papers presented to the "AIESEP-ICSEMIS" symposium entitled: "School Physical Education Curricula for Future Generations: Global Patterns? Global Lessons? Glasgow, Glasgow 19-24 July 2012." Purpose: With reference to the symposium papers, this paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Physical Education, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Chepyator-Thomson, Jepkorir Rose – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: Physicality in human movement characteristic of indigenous sporting forms in Africa is grounded in a multitude of cultures. During the period of colonial Africa, there was the introduction of British sporting forms, policies, and practices in schools and society. It was through schools and missions that the colonists introduced sport…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Physical Education, Christianity, Foreign Policy
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Macdonald, Doune – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
With claims that neo-liberalism is the "specific defining political/economic paradigm of the age in which we live?…?" [Apple, Michael. 2006. "Educating the 'Right' Way: Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality." New York: Taylor & Francis, 14.], an invited symposium at the 2012 International Convention on Science, Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Neoliberalism, Global Approach
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