A view of physical education : perceptions of five classroom teachers

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Jane Irwin Brumbaugh (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Marie Riley

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to gain insights into how classroom teachers 1 perceptions of physical education were formed and how these perceptions influenced their teaching of physical education. The research methodology used was semi-structured, open-ended interviews. The two primary sources of data were the interviews and a brief questionnaire. Five classroom teachers were engaged in a series of interviews that were tape-recorded and transcribed. Descriptive summaries that utilized the language and the meanings of the participants were written. The interview data were analyzed using the constant comparative method. The interview data suggest that classroom teachers 1 perceptions of physical education evolved over time. In this study, the participants elaborated on the intertwining of various influences.

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Language: English
Date: 1987
Physical education teachers $x Training of
Physical education teachers $x Attitudes
Elementary school teachers $x Attitudes

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