Student Learning in Physical Education: Applying Research to Enhance Instruction

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Human Kinetics, 1996 - Education - 403 pages
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In Student Learning in Physical Education, 17 nationally recognized experts highlight the latest research on classroom instruction, curriculum development, measurement and assessment, and teacher education and show you how to apply this knowledge to your daily classroom practices. With up-to-date information on the theories and practices shaping physical education, Student Learning in Physical Education is an excellent graduate-level textbook for pedagogy courses. It's also an outstanding reference for sport pedagogy specialists and physical education administrators, district supervisors, and principals, as well as for teachers who want to enrich their classroom practices.

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Contents

How the Field Evolved
9
How and Why We Do Research
35
Addressing the Needs of Diverse Students
53
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Stephen J. Silverman is Professor of Education and Chair of the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a native of Philadelphia and holds a bachelor s degree from Temple University, a master s degree from Washington State University, and a doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His research focuses on teaching and learning in physical education and on methods for conducting research in field settings. He has authored numerous research articles and chapters, and is coauthor of a number of books. He has served as editor of two research journals, is an experienced research consultant, has directed graduate students, and has, for many years, taught classes in research methods, statistics, and measurement. He enjoys running, following politics, and aquatic sports, and lives with his wife, Patricia Moran, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. His website is: http: //www.tc.columbia.edu/faculty/ss928

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