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What is the condition of the field of Physical Education? How is it adapted to the rise of kinesiology, sport and exercise science and human movement studies over the last thirty years? This Handbook provides an authoritative critical overview of the field and identifies future challenges and directions. The Handbook is divided in to six sections: Perspectives and Paradigms in Physical Education Research; Cross-disciplinary Contributions to Research Philosophy; Learning in Physical Education; Teaching Styles and Inclusive Pedagogies; Physical Education Curriculum; and Difference and Diversity in Physical Education.

Models and Curricula of Physical Education Teacher Education
Models and curricula of physical education teacher education

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the research on models and curricula of Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE). The research on models of PETE describes the programmatic nature of helping teachers learn to teach, including information on program structure and curricular content. The section on curricula examines ways teacher educators use pedagogical methods to promote teacher professional development that aim to positively influence student learning. The intent is to represent the current knowledge base on teacher preparation in physical education including relevant core concepts and how the major research findings might guide future policy and practice. PETE research informs the bulk of this chapter however, research on teacher ...

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