Undergraduate sports students' perceptions of a change to game sense pedagogy

Jarrett, Kendall 2011, Undergraduate sports students' perceptions of a change to game sense pedagogy, Asian journal of exercise and sports science, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 83-99.

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Title Undergraduate sports students' perceptions of a change to game sense pedagogy
Author(s) Jarrett, KendallORCID iD for Jarrett, Kendall orcid.org/0000-0002-9114-3028
Journal name Asian journal of exercise and sports science
Volume number 8
Issue number 1
Start page 83
End page 99
Total pages 17
Publisher Sagamore Publishing
Place of publication Urbana, Ill.
Publication date 2011
ISSN 1975-2938
Keyword(s) Game Sense
physical education pedagogy
pre-service physical education
Summary This paper contributes to research in the scholarship of teaching by reporting on undergraduate sports students perceptions of their own learning when exposed to a Game Sense learning approach and reflections on my experience of teaching it. A multiple methods approach was utilised to gather data from a four-week games component of a 10-week unit of study with all participants (n = 20; aged 18-21) in their first year of a three-year sports-related undergraduate degree. The games classification system was used to plan session content over the four weeks with each week focusing on a different games classification. Data were organised and coded via inductive coding procedures with analysis conducted concurrently to identify three prominent themes: 1) positive experiences of competition and game play, 2) the range of cognitive and emotional learning opportunities provided by Game Sense pedagogy facilitated improved student engagement and learning, and 3) the challenge of effective teacher questioning to stimulate game play knowledge construction.
Language eng
Field of Research 130210 Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio Economic Objective 930201 Pedagogy
HERDC Research category C2.1 Other contribution to refereed journal
ERA Research output type X Not reportable
Copyright notice ©2011, Asian Journal of Exercise & Sports Science
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