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Title: Theoretical insights applied to learning to teach primary school physical education
Contributor(s): Freak, Annette  (author); Miller, Judith A  (author); Haynes, John E  (author)
Publication Date: 2009
Open Access: Yes
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/5197
Abstract: This paper presents a précis of the theoretical perspective to an investigation of preservice teacher preparedness across a pathway of learning within an initial teacher education program. The pathway is a suite of curriculum units that enable interested Education students at The University of New England to specialise in the teaching of primary school Physical Education (PE). In New South Wales, PE is a marginalised subject in the primary school curriculum situated within the Key Learning Area known as Personal Development, Health and Physical Education. The specialisation pathway at UNE ensures that PE is not further marginalised within the curriculum of teacher education. In an attempt to investigate the efficacy of this pathway, the descriptive and explanatory potential of Transformative Learning Theory (TLT) has been explored. Application of TLT to the research program has been detailed with implications for the major study outlined.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: 3rd Annual Faculty of The Professions Postgraduate Research Conference: Bridging the Gap between Ideas and Doing Research, Armidale, Australia, 15th - 18th July, 2008
Source of Publication: Bridging the Gap between Ideas and Doing Research: Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, p. 63-68
Publisher: University of New England
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 130210 Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://www.une.edu.au/faculties/professions/Resources/2008proceedings.pdf
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