What Works in Physical Education: Designing and Implementing a Quality Educational Program

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Catherine D. Ennis, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: When coupled with effective teaching practices, the National Standards for Physical Education (NASPE 1992, 1995) enhance students' physical skills and conceptual understandings associated with human movement (Allison et al. 2000; Mohnson 1998). The National Standards emphasize the knowledge base of kinesiology and facilitate the development of connections between physical education and other subject areas, especially science. Recent research (e.g., Rink 2001, 2002) supports the use of multiple teaching strategies that enhance the quality of student practice time. In this article, I will begin by reviewing the NASPE National Standards and the guidelines for physical activity, followed by a discussion of effective approaches to physical education.

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Education Horizons, 81(2), 77-82
Language: English
Date: 2003
physical education, study and teaching, teaching methods, curricula, competency-based education, curriculum theories

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