The use of microteaching to aid preservice physical educators in the acquisition of a variety of teaching strategies as identified by the amount and kind of student decisions

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Martha Sue Taylor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Rosemary McGee

Abstract: It was the purpose of this study to investigate the use of microteaching in the preservice preparation of physical educators. More specifically, the study dealt with the use of microteaching in the acquisition of knowledge and skills relative to the use of varied teaching strategies which directly relate to the amount and kind of student decision making. The subjects were asked to employ different teaching strategies in three microlessons in order for varying amounts of procedural and performance decisions to result. An incidence chart was designed to identify the types of student decisions. It had nine categories arranged under two broad headings; procedure decisions, and performance decisions. The chart further delineated decisions as either teacher-made or student-made. It was field tested over a year's time in two courses in methods of teaching. The supervisor was trained to be objective in the use of this chart by working with a training judge and a series of training tapes in 13 sessions for a total of 21 hours. The acceptable standard established for objectivity of the supervisor was 80% using the Bijou Reliability Index.

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Language: English
Date: 1977
Physical education teachers $x Training of
Student teaching

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