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Casey, Ashley; Goodyear, Victoria A.; Armour, Kathleen M. – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
This paper seeks to address two key questions: (1) how could a pedagogically driven approach to the use of DigiTech in health and physical education (HPE) benefit young people's learning and (2) what steps are required to develop new DigiTech pedagogies? The paper is a response to the largely pessimistic views presented in this journal by Gard,…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Casey, Ashley; Fletcher, Tim – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
In many professions there are qualifications to gain and professional standards to achieve. Lawyers pass the bar and doctors pass their boards. In academic life the equivalent is a doctorate, closely followed by a profile of peer-reviewed publication. To hold a doctoral degree is the common requirement to become "academic" but does it…
Descriptors: Standards, Doctoral Degrees, College Faculty, Teacher Qualifications
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Casey, Ashley; Schaefer, Lee – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
This paper explores the tensions that surfaced as a teacher of physical education (PE) shifted his "stories to live by" [Clandinin, D. J., & Connelly, F. M. (1999). "Storying and restorying ourselves: Narrative and reflection." In A. Y. Chen & J. Van Maanen (Eds.), "The reflective spin: Case studies of teachers in…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Personal Narratives, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Casey, Ashley; Hastie, Peter; Jump, Steve – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
This paper documents how a unit of student-designed games can create a more meaningful version of physical education (PE) for disengaged students, a version that enhances the educational legitimacy of the subject matter by affording it worth in and of itself rather than being justified for other, extrinsic or instrumental reasons. Furthermore, it…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Developed Materials, Game Theory, Educational Games
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Goodyear, Victoria A.; Casey, Ashley; Kirk, David – Sport, Education and Society, 2014
While e-support has been positioned as a means, to overcome some of the time and financial constraints to professional learning, it has largely failed to act as a medium for professional learning in physical education. Consequently, this paper positions teachers prior interest with social media acts as a type of "leverage" for using…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Educational Change, Communities of Practice
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Goodyear, Victoria A; Casey, Ashley; Kirk, David – Sport, Education and Society, 2014
Research suggests that girls are disengaged in physical education due to the "traditional" way that it is taught, i.e. teacher-centred approaches with a primary focus on motor performance. In contrast, Cooperative Learning, a student-centred pedagogy focusing on learning in multiple domains, has had success in engaging girls in physical…
Descriptors: Social Development, Cooperative Learning, Females, Physical Education