The teaching of badminton skills to the adolescent : traditional vs. programmed

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Florence Theresa Malizola (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Celeste Ulrich

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a programmed-instructional tool to teach badminton skills to adolescents of heterogeneous skills backgrounds. A second purpose was to compare the effectiveness of the traditional method of teaching with the programmed method as measured by the Miller Wall Volley post-test and by the subject's final ranking on the Circuit Badminton Tournament. Because of this it became necessary to develop a Circuit Badminton Tournament that was valid and reliable in testing general playing ability. The subjects were one hundred fifty-four sophomore, junior, and senior girls who attended the New Trier West High School in Northfield, Illinois. Each of four intact classes was pre-tested with the Miller Wall Volley Test and then systematically divided into two groups. The author and another instructor each taught two programmed classes and two traditional classes. Half of each class was taught by Teacher 1 using the traditional method while the other half of the class was taught by Teacher 2 using the experimental method.

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Language: English
Date: 1974
Badminton (Game) $x Study and teaching
Badminton (Game) $v Programmed instruction
Teenagers $x Recreation

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