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Simon, Mara – Quest, 2020
The physical education teacher education (PETE) pipeline makes it clear to historically racially minoritized pre-service teachers the value of White norms and experiences while simultaneously "othering" their cultural knowledge. Using Critical Race Theory, Critical Whiteness Studies, and emotionality as theoretical frameworks, this…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Whites
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Wyant, James D.; Killick, Lara; Bowen, Kristi – Quest, 2019
The increasing diversity of the K-12 student population presents challenges and opportunities for growth in the physical education profession. To address the cultural gap in today's classroom, many people highlight the need to improve the intercultural competence of teachers. The focus of this article is to summarize the shifting demographics of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Cultural Awareness
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Boyce, B. Ann; Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their pedagogical training received during doctoral study. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on nine different items related to teacher training. Specifically, these items consisted of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Educational Attitudes, Graduate Study
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Starck, Jenna R.; Richards, K. Andrew R.; O'Neil, Kason – Quest, 2018
Although more nuanced understandings of assessment have been proposed in the physical education literature, assessment practices remain relatively underdeveloped, and when used, tend to focus on traditional, summative evaluations of learning. However, physical education teacher education programs can be used as an intervention to help pre-service…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Marquis, Jenée Marie; Metzler, Mike – Quest, 2017
This literature review examines curricular space allocated to activity based/movement content courses in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) pre-service programs, specifically focusing on how dance content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge are addressed within those programs. This review includes original empirical research…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Dance Education, Movement Education
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Corbett, Doris R. – Quest, 2016
The loss of significant faculty members comes at a time when public and community expectations for institutions of higher learning have expanded. Public skepticism and the demands for accountability have resulted in greater attention being given to learning outcomes, subject matter, knowledge, proficiency, and capability. This article adds to our…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mentors, Graduate School Faculty, Socialization
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Ward, Phillip – Quest, 2016
If teaching physical education is a moral activity, it follows that there is a moral component to the preparation of teachers of physical education and thus a moral component to the preparation of teacher educators. In this article, I examine the major policies, agendas, and practices that influence doctoral preparation in physical education…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Policy
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Russell, Jared; Gaudreault, Karen Lux; Richards, K. Andrew – Quest, 2016
In preparing the future stewards of the physical education profession, the occupational socialization and professional development of physical education doctoral students is important to consider. To date, there has been scant scholarly inquiry into doctoral education in physical education. However, there is an abundance of research related to…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Student Characteristics, Socialization, Physical Education
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Webster, Collin Andrew; Stodden, David F.; Carson, Russell L.; Egan, Catherine; Nesbitt, Danielle – Quest, 2016
This article has two purposes: (a) to consider existing platforms and future possibilities in the United States for what the authors refer to as Integrative Public Health-Aligned Physical Education (IPHPE), which integrates standards-based K-12 physical education with a public health agenda focusing on promoting increased physical activity and…
Descriptors: Public Health, Physical Education, Integrated Activities, Teacher Educator Education
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Standal, Oyvind F.; Moe, Vegard F. – Quest, 2013
Reflection and reflective practice are key concepts in the educational literature as well as in research on physical education (PE) and physical education teacher education (PETE). The purpose of this article is to review the current empirical knowledge base for reflection and reflective practice in PE and PETE from 1995 to 2011. The review…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Educational Change
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MacPhail, Ann; Tannehill, Deborah – Quest, 2012
The focus of this article is how to ensure (beginning) teachers' needs as practitioners are part of the discursive dialogue in physical education teacher education programs. We consider the relationship between "structure" and "agency," teachers as "change agents" and refer to "workplace learning" as we…
Descriptors: Faculty, Workplace Learning, Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Lounsbery, Monica; Coker, Cheryl – Quest, 2008
Given the known relationship between physical inactivity and chronic disease (US Dept. of Health and Human Services [USDHHS], 2000, 2001), learning more about antecedents for physical activity engagement is an important research priority. In this vein, a number of studies have found a relationship between perceived and actual motor skill…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Skill Analysis
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Rink, Judith – Quest, 2007
Historically, physical education "birthed" the discipline areas and was the umbrella term for the studies now included in the term kinesiology. In many places, the relationship between pedagogy and the disciplines grew uneasy with the desire of the field to gain academic respectability. This paper explores the status of the relationship between…
Descriptors: Relationship, Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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McKenzie, Thomas L. – Quest, 2007
Sedentary living is a serious global public health problem that is associated with numerous preventable diseases. Schools are in a position to be the most cost-effective public resource to combat inactivity. In schools physical educators are positioned to be the strongest advocates of a healthy, active lifestyle. To effectively promote physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Public Health, Physical Education Teachers
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Owens, Lynn M.; Ennis, Catherine D. – Quest, 2005
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of three theoretical frameworks that appear related to teachers who manifest an ethic of care. An in-depth review of related literature develops Noddings' theory of the ethic of care, focusing on defining care in teaching. It is further supported with theories of moral development, the theory…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Ethics, Moral Development
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